Rollovers; Traffic Tuesday around the region

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I-44 EASTBOUND — Rollover crash involving an RV that was towing a Chevy Trailblazer. No reported injuries to the single male driver. RV is scattered in pieces throughout the ditch.

This is 25MM about 1 mile west of the Reeds/Sarcoxie exit at MO-37.

JASPER COUNTY (Eclipse Road) — Single vehicle rollover on a county road occurred shortly before 12:00 noon on Tuesday.  

Eclipse Road used to cross North Main Street near Home Pro.  However when North Main became a divided highway and they have eliminated most KCS Railroad crossings this is now a 90 degree turn at Upland Road.  

No one was injured in this crash.  Single male driver.  Also dogs that were secured in cages in the truck were uninjured as well.  

Carl Junction Fire Protection District responded along with Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy and METS Ambulance.  

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NEWTON COUNTY (Coyote Drive) — Single vehicle rollover south of Zan’s Campground along Coyote Drive Tuesday morning at 5:20 AM (top video red F150).

Rollover crash, Ford F150 lays in the west ditch off the roadway.  Trooper P. Glass of the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells us the 50-year-old male was uninjured. 

Continually updating story all day.

ROAD CONDITIONS (8:03 AM)

  • Interstate is traveling normal highway speeds.
  • Major roads are clear (32nd, Rangeline, 7th, Maiden Lane etc)
  • Side roads and neighborhoods still ice covered, travel with caution.
  • BEWARE of sidewalks, driveways and parking lots!

OTHER CURRENT TRAFFIC CRASHES (1:00 PM, partial list)

  • MO-59 and Iris Road – Two vehicle crash, minor injuries.
  • CR 170 between Jayhawk & MO-96 – Single vehicle crash, no occupants found.  Past tense crash is what it’s categorized under.  
  • 1885 West Zora – Vehicle on it’s top.  Past tense crash.
  • I-49 58.4MM southbound – Deer struck and is partially in the roadway.  
  • Hwy J and Raccoon Road – Rollover crash 8:15 AM.  (Diamond Area)

JOPLIN AREA WEATHER — Adam Sherwinski, meteorologist, Good Morning Four States, tells us before sunrise it’s 23°, anything that was wet is now frozen.

“Keep in mind there is a dense fog advisory for some areas, so visibility is low.”

CANCELLATIONS

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