Early morning crash affecting traffic I-44 westbound for travelers and truckers

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I-44 WESTBOUND — A pre-dawn fatal crash at Waynesville, Missouri, 158 mile marker, halted traffic and causing delays westbound towards Joplin and Springfield.

According to MODOT and their Travelers App delays could continue until 12:00 noon Tuesday. You can view the traffic camera in our video and see how slow vehicles are moving through the crash zone currently.

Reports are preliminary stating up to six semi tractor-trailers involved and two passenger vehicles.

Traffic has been diverting off I-44 into Waynesville at US-66 making it very slow-going.

We will update this story here on FSHP with more information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Set a bookmark for our Joplin News First Tab by clicking here.


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