Austin man injured in two-vehicle accident on westbound I-90 in Freeborn County Friday morning

An Austin man was injured in an accident between an SUV and a semi on Interstate 90 in Freeborn County Friday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2009 Chevrolet HHR being driven by 74-year old Terry Lee Falch of Austin and a 2014 Kenworth semi being driven by 44-year old Nicholas Wayne Dallman of Wells were both westbound on Interstate 90 at approximately 9:53 a.m. Friday morning when the two vehicles collided near milepost 155 in Manchester Township.

Falch suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and he was transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Albert Lea for treatment, while Dallman was uninjured.  The State Patrol reported that both men were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident, and the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, the Albert Lea Fire Department and Mayo Ambulance all assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene Friday morning.