Charges pending against driver involved in crash on Interstate 29 south of Sioux Falls

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Photo from South Dakota DOT camera

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A crash south of Sioux Falls on Interstate 29 created travel issues for other drivers for a time Thursday afternoon.

Southbound traffic was backed up on Interstate 29 and on the loop from Interstate 229, with cars stopped as far back as the Louise Avenue and I-229 exit.

According to the Department of Public Safety, a semi and pickup were going north on I-29. The pickup moved to the left out of its lane and collided with the semi. Both vehicles went off the road and into the median. The pickup rolled and came to rest on top of a cable guardrail.

The semi driver was a 46-year-old man with minor injuries.

Charges are pending against the pickup driver. Gary Williams, 63 of Lennox, was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.   

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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