A Readlyn semi driver escaped injury when his rig was blown onto it's side by thunderstorm winds.

Photo from Bremer Co. Sheriff

Shortly after 6pm Wednesday (May 17), on Highway 188 in Bremer County, south of Frederika, a Freightliner semi driven by 49 year old Paul Sommerfeldt was eastbound when high winds knocked the semi onto it's side in the ditch. No one was injured.

The Bremer County sheriff was assisted by the Plainfield Fire Department and Del's Auto and Wrecker Service.