171 at Carl Junction Ivy Road, semi blocks roadway after crash, Cargo van rolls too

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Two vehicles rollover: semi hauling furniture and a cargo van

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — About 6:50 AM Friday morning Jasper County EMS began receiving reports of a rollover semi-tractor trailer on MO-171. Also a cargo van had rolled near the same curve, Ivy Road.

Carl Junction Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies, METS ambulance, Carl Junction Fire Department responded to the scene.

The semi-tractor trailer was full of furniture the trooper tells after filming. And the cargo van that rolled appeared to be a DISH Newtork vehicle.

Non-life threatening injuries to both drivers.

The roadway was blocked for about 3.5 hours. M&M Wrecker removed the vehicles from the crash scene.

Not known how long the roadway will be blocked. MO-171 at Ivy Road is the detour to CR 270.

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