Semi Collision in Grant County Friday Morning Sends Two To Hospital

The southbound lane of Highway 151 in Grant County was closed for about 4 hours Friday morning due to a semi collision. The crash happened at about 6am on 151 near Hill Climb Road 39 year old Yonos Abraham of Aurora Colorado was operating a semi north on 151and was passing another semi in the left lane. He lost control of the semi due to road and weather conditions and entered the median and jack knife. Another semi operated by 61 year old Marc Shaner of Watertown struck the Drivers side of Abraham’s truck is it crossed the median into the southbound lanes. Shaner was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque due to some minor injuries. Abraham was also transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque and then later transported to Iowa City due to his life threatening injuries. T