Semi Driver Injured in Linn County Crash

The driver of a semi was injured in a crash in Linn County Wednesday night. Sixty six-year-old Robert Ellison was driving a Freightliner truck eastbound on Highway 36 when it traveled off the right side of the road, and went down an embankment causing the tractor and trailer to jackknife. Ellison received minor injuries and was taken by an ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital.