Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police officers were called to a traffic wreck at a busy Rochester intersection early Thursday.

The RPD described it as a “ serious motor vehicle crash”  at the intersection of 16th St and South Broadway near Graham Park. The intersection was expected to be closed until 7:30 - 8:00 AM Thursday.

A Rochester Police Dept. spokesman says a semi-truck headed north on S. Broadway around 4:00 AM collided with a car that was westbound on 16th St.

The male driver of the car was taken to St. Marys Hospital and the police spokesman says he underwent emergency surgery. No word yet on his medical condition.

Witnesses say the truck driver appeared to have the green light.

It was expected the closure will be in effect until 7:30 - 8:00 Thursday morning.

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