Semi Accident Details

The Iowa State Patrol continues to investigate a semi rollover that happened Tuesday near Fairfield. At about 1:30p.m. emergency responders were called to exit 214 on Hwy 34 just East of Fairfield. Johnnie Meling of Indianola was driving a semi westbound on 34 and failed to negotiate a curve. The semi went off the roadway and onto the shoulder before entering the ditch. The vehicle then rolled onto its’ side blocking both westbound lanes of traffic. No one was hurt but the accident caused the exit to be closed for about 5 hours.