Train/Garbage Truck Collide 11 Sep 12

Early Tuesday morning, at about 6:30, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report that a Garbage Truck, owned by Veolia Environmental Services, which was westbound on 5th Street SE, had collided with an eastbound Canadian Pacific freight train in Rockford Township.

The driver of the garbage truck, 41-year-old Sean Conway of St Cloud was airlifted to Mercy Hospital by Life Link Air Ambulance. Authorities say his injuries did not appear to be life threatening.