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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Semi truck accident in Vernon County


On 10/6/20 around 6:30pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies and Nevada Police Officers responded to a semi truck rollover accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 around 2 miles south of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2020 Freightliner driven by 55 year old Samuel L. Francisco of Herber Springs, Arkansas ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned.

Mr. Francisco sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri for treatment.

The semi truck was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by Garwood's Wrecker Service of Nevada, Missouri.