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Published October 10, 2013, 03:07 PM

Beet truck overturns in Minn.

A mess of beets and hydraulic fluid covered the roadway in East Grand Forks, Minn., Thursday afternoon after a semi-trailer turned over on its side.

A mess of beets and hydraulic fluid covered the roadway in East Grand Forks, Minn., Thursday afternoon after a semi-trailer turned over on its side.

The driver was able to exit the vehicle under his own power, police said. The driver's name and condition were not immediately available.

The accident occurred sometime after 1 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 19 and 5th Avenue Northeast.

The intersection is a busy one for truckers hauling beets from area farms to a nearby processing plant.

The truck appeared to belong to Honek Farms out of East Grand Forks, as indicated by the name on the side of the vehicle.

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