Rollover I-44, closing lanes near 15 mile marker

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Determined to be a non-injury crash.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — About 3:50 PM Saturday reports of a rollover crash in Jasper County near the Tara Motel on I-44 stated that both westbound lanes of I-44 west were closed for a time near 15 mile marker. A full response was alerted.

Duenweg Fire Department, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies, METS Ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were alerted.

Reported to be an SUV upside down in the westbound lanes. Unknown injuries at this time to occupants and unknown other vehicles that could be involved.

More information from Shannon Becker as he will be live from the crash scene.


UPDATE: Determined to be a non-injury crash. No one was transported to a hospital.

M&M Wrecker were summoned to removed the overturned SUV from the median. Additionally the guardrail suffered extensive damage in the westbound lanes at the crash location. MODOT Emergency Response will address that damage immediately.

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