It is suspected ground conditions causes JCB telehandler to tip over in Minnesota

WAITE PARK, MN — An equipment operator was hurt after a JCB telehandler he was operating tipped over.

The incident happened at about 2:15 p.m. yesterday at 1500 Highway 23 West in Waite Park.

Waite Park police chief Dave Bentrud says the telehandler was moving a light pole when it tipped over with the operator inside.

Bentrud says the operator sustained a head injury, but was conscious and responsive. He was taken to St. Cloud hospital for his injuries.

It is suspected unstable ground conditions caused the accident.