MISSOULA — Four people were hurt in an early Friday morning crash that has closed Interstate 90 east of Missoula.
The Missoula Rural Fire District (MRFD) was called out at approximately 5:30 a.m. for reports of that a semi-truck had flipped over and was blocking the eastbound lanes of I-90 at mile marker 116.
Upon arrival MRFD firefighters found a pickup truck had crashed into the semi-trailer and was deeply embedded into the trailer.
Two patients were extricated from the semi-tractor and two patients were also extricated from the pickup, according to a news release.
The patients were taken to an area hospital. MRFD reports that none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
The Montana Department of Transportation reports that eastbound traffic on I-90 is being detoured at the Turah exit onto Highway 210.
The semi-truck was hauling toilet paper.