FRANKLIN – A Fairfax man was taken into custody following a rollover accident early Sunday morning, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. At approximately 4:07 Sunday morning, a 2009 International semi was pulling a trailer and traveling eastbound on 700th Avenue in Bandon Township, about five miles northeast of Franklin. The vehicle entered the ditch and caused both the truck and trailer to roll.  

The driver of the International, 49-year-old Christopher Torren of Fairfax, was not injured. After investigating, Torren was taken into custody and charged with 1st degree driving while impaired and for violating driver’s license restrictions. The incident remains under investigation. 

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Minnesota State Patrol.