Illinois driver injured when car hit by semi
RACINE — A Waterloo, Ill., man was injured Monday afternoon when the car he was driving was hit broadside by a semi tractor on U.S. 63 in Racine.
The State Patrol said Matthew D. Long, 21, was driving east on Mower County Road 1 and tried to cross the highway when his car was hit by the northbound truck driven by Brian M. Hoveland, 43, of Owatonna.
Long was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Marys Campus in Rochester; Hoveland was not injured, the patrol said. Long was not reported as a patient there today, according to a clinic spokeswoman.
The crash was reported at 1:40 p.m.