Woman injured in car-semi collision south of Florence
Photo courtesy Watertown Fire Rescue

February 9, 2022
Mike Tanner

FLORENCE, S.D.–The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a woman was injured and a truck driver is facing charges following a crash six miles south of Florence this (Wednesday) morning.

The semi truck and trailer were westbound on 164th Street when the driver, 47 year-old Potter Unruh of Ozawkie, Kansas ran a stop sign at the intersection of 447th Avenue.

The semi collided with a northbound car. Both vehicles went into the ditch, with the car rolling onto its side.

The 56 year-old woman driving the car sustained serious, non life-threatening injuries, and was taken to Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown. Her name was not released.

Unruh was not injured. He’s facing pending charges.