Jackknifed semi

Emergency personnel was called to an accident scene northwest of Pierce Monday night after receiving reports of a jackknifed semi truck and trailer. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene near the junction of Highway 13 and Highway 121 in central Pierce County about 5:40 p.m. Monday.

Emergency personnel were called to an accident scene northwest of Pierce on Monday night after receiving reports of a jackknifed semi-truck and trailer.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene near the junction of Highway 13 and Highway 121 in central Pierce County about 5:40 p.m. Monday.

The semi could be seen in a ditch near the junction, which is about 4 miles northwest of Pierce.

A dispatcher confirmed that the driver, whose 18-wheeler is registered in Pierce County, was not injured. Pierce County Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.

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