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Published September 12, 2011, 02:46 PM

Mail carrier injured in rural Casselton crash

Casselton, ND (WDAY TV) - A rural mail carrier in Casselton was life-flighted after a violent crash with a semi.

A rural mail carrier in Casselton was life-flighted after a violent crash with a semi. Authorities say charges could be filed. Authorities say the pickup blew the stop sign heading across Highway 18. That's when it was T-boned by the semi causing it to roll over in the ditch across the highway. It happened just after 1 this afternoon.

Responders say the man in the pickup was laying outside of his vehicle a few feet away when they got on scene. They didn’t know if he was ejected or had crawled up but say he was conscious and talking. The semi driver was not injured, but the impact made his truck undrivable. Since mail delivery drivers don't need to wear seat belts, trooper say it’s unclear if he was wearing his. Troopers say charges could be filed against the pickup driver for failing to stop at a stop sign. for the latest developments on this story.

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