Sunday afternoon crash sends one to the hospital

Joplin News First

East 32nd and South Connecticut Ave in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — Shortly after 4:00 PM Sunday afternoon Joplin Emergency Dispatch began receiving reports of a two vehicle crash at East 32nd and South Connecticut Ave. Joplin Fire Department Ladder 5 and Rescue 4 expedited to the scene along with Joplin Police and METS ambulance.

Upon arrival first reports were a minivan had collided with a pickup truck in a head on crash.

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Joplin Police Department tell us that the minivan was traveling east on 32nd, making a turn north onto South Connecticut. The pickup truck was traveling westbound.

METS ambulance transported one minor from the minivan to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. JPD says all others declined medical care.

Appleton Towing removed one vehicle and Comer’s Wrecker Service removed the other from the scene and cleaned the debris.

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