PA truck driver injured in Pottawattamie County rollover accident
August 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson
The driver of semi was transported by helicopter to an Omaha hospital following a rollover accident Thursday afternoon, about two-miles east of the Shelby exit, in Pottawattamie County. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 35-year old Terrell Scott, of Williamsport, PA, was injured when the 2012 International tractor-trailer he was driving left eastbound Interstate 80, and came to rest on its right side in the south ditch. Scott was trapped in the cab of the semi while crews worked to extricate him.
The accident happened at around 1:55-p.m. Scott was transported by LifeNet to Creighton University Medical Center. The accident remains under investigation. The trailer was loaded with cereal. No hazardous materials were involved. The semi is registered to Crete Carrier Corporation, out of Lincoln, NE.