The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues their investigation into a 3-vehicle collision that occurred on I-29 northbound at mile marker 104, eight miles Southeast of Colman, SD shortly after noon on Sunday.
According to Tony Mangen of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, four people were involved in the collision which resulted in two being injured and transported to a Brookings hospital. The other two were not injured. Authorities say a four-man road surface crew was working on I-29 in a norhtbound driving Lane. They were driving a 2009 Ford F-350 pickup truck pulling a trailer featuring an electronic amber direction arrow board as well as other safety equipment. The driver also had his four-way emergency hazards activated.
A 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Alison Jensen, 26, of Brookings failed to move over to the passing Lane and collided with the left side of the trailer. Jensen lost control of her vehicle which eventually tipped over and rolled into the northbound Lane, where it collided with a 2012 Chevy Silverado pickup pulling an air compressor.
That pick up an air compressor were also part of the road crew.
Jensen and a 27-year-old male passenger both suffered minor injuries. Charges are pending against Jensen.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues their investigation into this crash.