Pickup into Shoal Creek off Low Water Bridge, Joplin Police say mechanical failure

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Capt. William Davis updates us on Wednesday, the male suffered minor injuries and the crash is due to mechanical failure.

JOPLIN, Mo. — About 9 p.m. Tuesday evening reports of a pickup in the water off of low water bridge. 

Newton County Sheriff’s Deputy nearby was first to arrive. She located a non-responsive 18-year-old male. 

Water Rescue firefighters of Joplin Fire Dept and a Newton County Deputy rescued the young man out of the truck and onto dry land. 

He was transported to Mercy Joplin. He was awake and alert being transported. No reported injuries. 

Capt. William Davis updates us on Wednesday, the male suffered minor injuries and the crash is due to mechanical failure.

Santa Fe Towing removed the pickup from the water.

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LIVE! BREAKING: PICKUP OFF LOW WATER BRIDGE INTO SHOAL CREEK >> BIT.ly/3jDmZjW (…+) Joplin Police Sgt. Clay Collard tells us they are investigating the condition of the 18-year-old male driver.

Posted by Joplin News First on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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