Minivan rolls off I-49 in crash Thursday afternoon in Newton County; Driver transported to hospital

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NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly after 4:00 p.m. Thursday reports of a crash near State Route V/35 mm on I-49.

Redings Mill Fire District, Newton County Ambulance and Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. 

The crash was located between the I-49 northbound lanes and entrance ramp to north I-49 from State Route V. 

Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper H. Clemons us on the scene the driver sustained non-life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital by Newton County Ambulance. Single occupant/male driver was wearing his seat belt as he veered off the right side of the roadway, down a steep embankment and overturned.

We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.

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