JOPLIN, Mo. — About 8:40 a.m. Monday Joplin Dispatch were alerted to reports of a crash near I-44 exit 1. 

Tipster messaged us saying, “car upside down exit 1 on the ramp.”


Joplin Police and Joplin Fire responded along with ambulance locating the crash, car upside down, on the entrance ramp to I-44 east at Downstream Blvd. 

Cpl. Joe Kowis of the Joplin Police tells us on the scene it was a single vehicle crash. 

The driver, 44-year-old male. Was transported to Mercy Joplin suffering non-life threatening injuries. 

Nixon’s Towing of Joplin removed the vehicle from the ramp. 

We will update this article with more information as it is released by authorities.