Serious injury crash reported in Sunrise

A 70-year-old Circle Pines man received serious injuries in a broadside crash involving a passenger car and semi truck just after the noon hour Thursday, April 25 at the intersection of Hwy. 95 and Co. Rd. 9 in Sunrise Township.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol:

A 2002 Cadillac Escalade, driven by Mark A. Hagstrom, was heading northbound on Co. Rd. 9 where it neglected the stop sign and was struck by a 2000 Kenworth semi that was westbound on Hwy. 95.

While the crash caused serious injury to Hagstrom, who reportedly was not wearing a seat belt, the passenger in the semi, Samuel L. Chase, 55, of Ramsey, was belted in and received minor injuries.

Total or severe damage was reported to the vehicles. Road conditions were dry at the time.

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