Semi driver hospitalized following rollover crash in Monroe

An overturned semi in Monroe
Photo courtesy of the Monroe Police Department

MONROE, Wis. — A semi driver suffered injuries and had to be extricated from his truck Friday morning after it rolled over on County Highway N in Monroe.

Authorities said the semi likely overturned when making a right turn onto West 6th Avenue from West 8th Street. The crash happened around 7 a.m. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, but officials did not say how seriously he was hurt.

Local officials said the roadway will likely be closed until 11 a.m. as crews clear the scene. The public is asked to avoid the area if possible.

The Monroe Fire Department, Green County emergency medical services and the Green County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash.

The accident is still under investigation.