(Jasper, Co.) — Reported, 4:13 PM, semi tractor-trailer completely blocking the roadway. This is rural Carthage, northwest of town, Jackpine and CL 165. Located east of Spring River as it snakes through the county.
Crash reported 4:13 PM. Roadway is closed up to 4 hrs -MSHP
This is the section of roadway that goes east and west from the Carthage underground to Hwy 96. It’s not recommended as a truck route. One month ago to the day, July 11, a semi rolled in the exact same spot.
Reported non-injury initially, however driver was checked by ambulance staff on-scene. The driver was not transported by EMS.
In our live! video M&M Wrecker arrive to assess the situation. Missouri State Highway Patrol are investigating this crash.
According to a source the trailer is loaded with 31,000 lbs of frozen food. Authorities tell us that the cargo will have to be off-loaded as well as getting the tractor and trailer upright.
The road will be blocked up to 4 hours authorities told us on the scene.