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5 injured, extricated in semi accident on Highway 87

Posted at 9:08 AM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 11:08:18-04

JUDITH BASIN COUNTY – Reduced visibility and hazardous road conditions resulted in a motor vehicle accident involving a semi and passenger car Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 87 in Judith Basin County.

Five people were extricated from vehicles and transported to the hospital.

The incident occurred around 7:10 a.m. near mile marker 15, according to the Belt Rural Volunteer Fire Department.

Responding units included: Geyser Fire Department, Geyser Ambulance, Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office, Belt Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Belt Ambulance, Great Falls Emergency Service and the Montana Highway Patrol.

The extent and severity of the injuries with respect to the five patients is unknown at this time.

The Belt Rural Volunteer Fire Department posted about the incident to its Facebook page Sunday.

This is a developing story, and MTN News will provide updated information regarding patient conditions as it becomes available.

-Zachary Schermele reporting for MTN News