18-Wheeler Accident Sends Man to Hospital

A semi-trailer hit a pickup truck Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. on Highway 287, sending a man by medical helicopter to United Regional.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was southbound on Highway 287 in the right hand lane. The truck driver was southbound in the left-hand lane.

The semi-trailer turned in front of the pickup and struck the truck, knocking the vehicle into the median and causing it to roll several times.

The driver of the pickup is currently in critical condition.

Newschannel 6 will keep you updated as we find out more information.