I-49 Northbound lanes to be closed for five to six hours due to rollover

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Image from Jasper Fire and Rescue

JASPER COUNTY, MO– 29 thousand pounds of frozen food is thrown across Interstate 49 this evening.

A semi truck, the only involved vehicle, for some reason flipped over spilling that food.

The Missouri State Highway patrol says they’ve got one lane open on the Interstate and they hope to have it completely open soon.

The accident took out both guard rails–they’re not sure what caused the accident.

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Per Jasper Fire and Rescue’s Facebook Page:

“Interstate 49 northbound at the 61.2 mile marker will be shut down for approximately 5 to 6 hours due to a Motor Vehicle Collision blocking both northbound lanes. Please avoid the area.”

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