UPDATE on Friday’s vehicle-semi crash on Hwy 8
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has released results of the initial investigation surrounding a collision between a semi-trailer truck and a full-size passenger truck on Hwy. 8 near Crescent Road Friday afternoon.
The investigation indicated the westbound passenger truck, driven by James Weiland, 58, of Merrill, crossed the centerline and struck the eastbound semi-trailer truck operated by Byron Gray, 59, of Texas.
Weiland was transported to a regional hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Oneida County dispatch received a 911 call regarding the crash approximately 1:05 p.m. last Friday. The highway was closed for several hours. No further information has been released.