NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — I-49 northbound concrete replacement project has been underway just a few days however crashes have increased due to traffic along Gateway Drive. See the MoDOT alternate routes to avoid heavy traffic areas (scroll below).
In the two vehicle crash Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Southern Hills Drive and Gateway where two vehicles collided one person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It involved a pickup and a passenger vehicle. The Missouri State Highway Patrol release the report here. “[The pickup] was crossing bus loop I-49 and was struck by the [suv].“