A silver minivan was hit by a semi truck at the corner of Second Avenue and Argyle Street.

Semi truck hits minivan at Second and Argyle

Semi truck seemed to not see the minivan coming.

A semi truck t-boned a minivan at the corner of Second Avenue and Argyle Street shortly after 8:30 a.m. this morning (Feb. 16).

Witnesses at the scene said that the semi truck was crossing Argyle Street at Second Avenue and appeared not to see the minivan driving up Argyle Street until it was too late.

A family with two small boys was said to be in the minivan.

Someone has since posted on our Facebook site to say it was his daughter-in-law driving the minivan and that everyone in the van was all right.

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