This afternoon kept police and MHP officers pretty busy. They responded to a call on Eden Road. A tractor trailer went off the road traveling north on Eden Road and crashed into a power line. The driver was traveling between mile maker 7 and 8 on Eden Road just south of Great Falls.
According to the officer on the scene, the truck is based out of Idaho. It went off the road and managed its way into the nearby prairie losing truck parts along the way and knocking down one power line. Currently there is no word yet as to what caused the semi to go off the road in the first place. The driver of the truck had to be airlifted by mercy helicopter flight to Benefis hospital. There is also no word yet on the drivers condition.