A semi driver from Illinois was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 90 in Freeborn County late Monday evening.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2008 Volvo semi being driven by 28-year old Ivaylo Hristov Balabanov of Arlington Heights, Illinois took the off-ramp to County Road at 11:40 p.m. Monday evening when he lost control of the vehicle, which then tipped over.
Balabanov sustained non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and he was transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Albert Lea for treatment. The State Patrol indicated that the off-ramp was covered in snow and ice at the time of the accident, and they added that Balabanov was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, plus Mayo Ambulance Service assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene late Monday evening.