Truck spills load onto highway


Father and son escape injury when truck 

A Charles City man and his five-year-old son were transported to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa after the grain truck the man was driving overturned on Highway 18, near Interstate 35, Wednesday afternoon, May 29.

Brian Sachen, 34, and Jaymison Sachen, a passenger in the truck, were treated and released from the hospital.  

According to police, Sachen was exiting I-35 and turning west on Highway 122 when he lost control of the vehicle.  The truck tipped over, spilling a load of beans onto the roadway.  

The highway was temporarily closed to westbound traffic.  Vehicles were re-routed around the scene.

The truck is owned by Anthony D. Bill Trucking, of Charles City.

The accident remains under investigation.

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