A Chicago man rolled his semi-truck over on Interstate 80 in Johnson County

BY DI STAFF | AUGUST 29, 2013 5:00 AM

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A semi driver from Chicago was sent to University of Iowa Hospitals after he was injured in a crash Wednesday morning.

Robert Manjarrez, 24, was hauling a box trailer while traveling westbound on Interstate 80. He lost control while merging from the northbound ramp.

According to the State Patrol, the truck rolled over into the merge area.

Manjarrez was transported to UI Hospitals by ambulance for evaluation around 6:15 a.m.

The accident report noted that the driver was wearing a seatbelt, and it saved his life.

— by Megan Sanchez

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