BIRD ISLAND – A Bird Island woman was injured when her semi-truck lost control Saturday afternoon in Renville County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at approximately 3:42 Saturday afternoon, a 2023 Freightliner semi-truck was traveling eastbound on Highway 212 when it lost control, crossed the center median, and entered the westbound ditch.

The driver of the Freightliner, 43-year-old Sarah Ann Thorp of Bird Island, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Olivia Hospital.

Assistance was provided by the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Bird Island Fire Department, and Olivia Ambulance.