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Published November 09, 2011, 10:27 PM

Driver Loses Control on Icy Bridge Deck Near Erskine, MN, Hits Guardrail

ERSKINE, MN (WDAZ-TV) - Two men escaped serious injuries after the driver of a pickup lost control on an icy bridge and hit the guardrail.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

ERSKINE, MN (WDAZ-TV) - Two men escaped serious injuries after the driver of a pickup lost control on an icy bridge and hit the guardrail.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports Robert Noggle, 59, and Jay Bloom, 52, both of Grygla, MN, were in the 1999 Ford Ranger when it hit the rail on Highway 59 just east of Erskine.

The crash happened shortly at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Noggle, the driver, was treated and released from Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls.

Both men were wearing seat belts.

The Ford Ranger had minor damage.

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