Flipped semi closes Highway 12 temporarily

MAPLE PLAIN/INDEPENDENCE, MN – The Delano Herald Journal has confirmed that a flipped semi near the Maple Plain and Independence border resulted in a closure of Highway 12 early Monday afternoon.

The driver of the semi, who has not been identified, suffered injuries, though the extent of those injuries is unknown at this time.

A West Hennepin Public Safety Department representative confirmed the road was closed for a period of time. It has been reopened, but will be closed temporarily once a tow truck arrives to remove the semi.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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