Crash closes Baseline Blvd Thursday evening

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Family moving from Colorado to Nixa, Missouri. Truck is full of their household belongings, including a piano.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly before 5:30 PM Jasper County 911 received reports of a crash on Baseline Blvd near CR 200. Information stated it was a fully loaded moving box truck in a rollover crash.

Tri-Cities Fire District, Mercy EMS, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies expedited to the area.

The road was blocked about two hours, both lanes. Baseline Blvd is also known as State Route M that goes from I-49 to MOKAN Dragway at MO-171.

The female driver refused medical treatment Trooper J.L. Cleeton told us at the scene.

We spoke with the family and they are moving from Colorado to Nixa, Missouri. Husband transferred with his job. Their map app took them across the first leg of their trip in Missouri to Baseline Blvd. A road with no shoulder and little forgiveness if you drop a wheel off the side.

The Budget rental truck was fully loaded with the family belongings, which included a piano. M&M Wrecker were able to upright the truck and tow it without emptying the contents.

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