Semi Rolls on Interstate 35 near Albert Lea on Thursday Afternoon

A semi rolled over on Interstate 35 on Thursday Afternoon, just north of Albert Lea.


The accident happened in the southbound lanes near mile marker 11, just before 3pm.  The Minnesota State Patrol says 40 year old Jay Valentine, of Mineola, Mn, lost control just south of the Interstate 90 interchange and rolled into the median.  Valentine and a passenger, 49 year old Angeline Kridler, of Phoenix, Arizona, suffered non life threatening injuries and were taken to a Health Care Facility in Albert Lea.


The State Patrol says Valentine was wearing his seat belt but Kridler was not.


The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Albert Lea Police and Fire and MnDOT assisted at the scene.