Man Struck at 20th and Rangeline, transported critical to area hospital

Joplin News First

JOPLIN, Mo. — About 6:50 PM Joplin Communications were alerted to a pedestrian that was struck in the roadway by two vehicles at 20th and South Rangeline.

One adult male, unidentified, was transported Priority One from the scene. Sgt Clay Collard of the Joplin Police Department tell us the man’s status is critical at this time.

The male was struck by a pickup and then a second passenger vehicle struck him. They both immediately stopped before reaching the edge of the median island. All were cooperative with authorities.

Crash occurred in the southbound lanes of S. Rangeline just south of the intersection.

Sgt Collard tells us the individual was not in the crosswalk. But instead was crossing South Rangeline from east to west, over the median and then was struck after leaving the median in the southbound lane.

More information as it becomes available from the Joplin Police Department. CLICK HERE to save our news tab as a bookmark on your phone. Check back often because we post new stories at any time 24/7 and update current stories without notice.

Also note the Duquesne Police Department assisted tonight to control traffic. No drivers were arrested or ticketed this evening.


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