Three vehicle crash closes intersection

Joplin News First

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just after 6:45 AM Joplin 911 began receiving reports of a three vehicle crash at 26th and South Main in Joplin. Joplin Fire Department and Joplin Police Department were dispatched to the area.

Upon arrival Joplin Fire Department initial radio report stated the intersection would be closed down for quite a while.

“Engine Four, JASCO, unknown injury crash, 26th and Main, three vehicle crash, two cars versus a truck, head-on, unknown injury.”


Traffic Corporal Joe Kowis tells us at the scene of the crash, minor injuries, some would be transported by private vehicle. (*) Two were transported by ambulance to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash closed 26th Street till just around 8:00 AM to traffic as Comer’s Wrecker and Chuck’s Towing both of Joplin removed the damaged vehicles. All received significant damage.

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(*) Updated information since video was recorded

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