UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol update information Wednesday. The 20 year old driver, Nicholas Sill, of Asbury, Missouri, was arrested for DWI in the crash. He was then released and transported by private vehicle to Freeman Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The passenger of the pickup is not listed in the crash report since he refused medical treatment. Which is normal protocol with Missouri State Highway Patrol online reports.
“Occurred as [1999 Ford pickup] ran off the roadway, [Still] overcorrected and caused [pickup] to overturn.”CPL B.L. CROCKETT OF TROOP D
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly after 8:00 PM Jasper County 911 began receiving alerts of a crash near Ivy Road and County Road 270, northeast of Carl Junction. The crash occurred about an hour before the 60 mph thunderstorm winds and heavy rains rolled through Jasper County.
Carl Junction Fire Engine 411, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and METS ambulance responded and Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.
Cpl B.L. Crockett tell s on the scene they are investigating a single vehicle crash. The pickup was traveling south on County Road 270, the crash was near 9150 CR 270.
Two people were in the truck. Both suffered minor injuries. One was transported by private vehicle to an area hospital. The other refused medical treatment.
Cottrill’s Towing of Joplin removed the pickup from the ditch.
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