UPDATE: Highway Patrol says charges pending against GMC Sierra driver in semi-truck, vehicle crash that closed Rice Street exit

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Charges are pending against the 50-year-old driver of a 2020 GMC Sierra involved in a crash on Thursday on I-229 just north of the Rice Street exit, the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

The 2020 GMC Sierra, which was going southbound, stopped in the right lane and the driver got out, according to the Highway Patrol. A southbound 2022 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer hit the Sierra. The truck and trailer went across the median and crossed all three lanes of northbound traffic.

The cab came to rest in the ditch and the trailer blocked the two far right lanes of northbound traffic. No injuries are known at this time.  That section of interstate was closed for about 4 ½ hours.


Crews are investigating a crash on interstate 2-29, just north of the Rice Street exit in Sioux Falls. 

The crash happened after 6 p.m. tonight and involved a fruit club semi truck.  Pictures from the scene show the truck blocking a lane of traffic and damage to a guard rail. 

At this time, the cause and injuries are unknown.

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