Driver makes miraculous escape from truck sinking in icy lake

A truck driver is lucky to be alive after he crashed off of a Minnesota bridge and into an icy lake this morning.

Trucker Breaks Out Window To Escape Sinking Truck
The incident happened just before 10 a.m. when a truck driver hauling animal parts on Highway 71 near Sauk Centre for some reason left the roadway, crashed through a guardrail, and fell into the Sauk Lake below.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, as the truck was sinking into the lake, the truck driver was able to break out a window and managed to escape.

The truck driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. The incident remains under investigation.

Update: Monday, Feb. 12, 7:36 p.m.According to a report released by the Minnesota State Highway Patrol Monday evening,…

Posted by Sauk Centre Herald on Monday, February 12, 2018


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