Moving truck overcorrects and overturns, making an abrupt final destination

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Earlier in the day, just to the east, a tractor trailer jack knifed in Tri-Cities Fire District. That incident took about 3 hours to clear.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly after 8:15 p.m. Jasper County E-911 were alerted to reports of a single vehicle crash on Baseline Blvd near CR263. 

Tri-Cities Fire and Jasper County Deputies responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. 

BASELINE BLVD LOOKING EAST, 0.7 SOUTH OF KELTOI WINERY.

Trooper A.J. Cook of Troop D tells us the Penske moving truck was traveling west and the wheels dropped off the right side of the road, overcorrected and then traveled off the left side of the road, overturning. 

The driver was a private individual, moving to another state and traveling through Missouri. Two occupants of the truck. The contents of the truck were personal items such as furniture etc.

There were no injuries. 

S&S Wrecker from Jasper, Missouri, set the truck back on the road without unloading the contents.

The roadway was cleared by midnight. 

ROAD BLOCKED: Tractor trailer blocks all lanes across Baseline Blvd at CR220 >> BIT.ly/2rVfZr3 (…+) Missouri State Highway Patrol are on scene. S&S Towing of Jasper will work to move vehicle.

Posted by Joplin News First on Saturday, October 23, 2021

Earlier in the day, just to the east, a tractor trailer jack knifed in Tri-Cities Fire District. That incident took about 3 hours to clear.

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