Serious crash in Webb City takes out traffic signal; Repair and replacement will not happen overnight

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MoDOT placed signage marking the intersection. Lights are not flashing red. Replacement and repairs will take days to complete.

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Saturday night about 9:55 PM Emergency 911 services began receiving alerts regarding a crash at Madison and Fountain in Webb City.

Webb City Fire Department, Webb City Police and METS Ambulance responded to the single vehicle crash.

Webb City Police tell us on the scene the passenger vehicle was traveling south on Madison, lost control and struck the control box to the traffic signal.

The driver was the lone occupant. Transported Priority One to an area hospital. Family was notified and en route.

MODOT responded to the scene due to the traffic signal being disabled by the crash. There is no definite timeline on repair and replacement. It does not flash red. The electric meter and control box were destroyed. Signs were set in place marking the intersection. Repairs could take days, maybe even a week.

More information updated here as it is released by the Webb City Police Department. CLICK HERE to save our news tab on FSHP as a bookmark on your phone.

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