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Woman Taken to Hospital After Fiery Crash

Posted at: 10/15/2012 9:37 PM
Updated at: 10/15/2012 10:23 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Roads were closed for hours after a fiery crash in Rochester Monday. Over a dozen emergency vehicles were at the scene. They say this car and a truck pulling a trailer collided at the intersection of county Highway 9 and 50th ave southeast. The trailer burst into flames.

"The pickup pulling the trailer was not involved in the fire at all it appeared to me it became separated in the crash so the trailer down in the ditch. That's what started on fire," said Sgt. Steve Kazeck of the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department.

Police believe there were two people in that truck pulling the trailer, but they are ok. The woman driving the car was trapped in their vehicle and had to extricated.

She was transported to St. Marys. No word on her injuries.

It's estimated there's about $30,000 in damage.