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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Update: Nevada man injured in trash truck rollover accident east of Passaic

On April 6th around 7:31am the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Bates County EMS, Adrian and Butler Fire Departments and Bates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Missouri D Highway around 6 miles east of Passaic.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2011 Freightliner driven by 37 year old Wesley E. Johnson of Nevada, Missouri traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a embankment and overturned ejecting the driver.

Mr. Johnson sustained moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital then life flighted to a Kansas City area hospital for treatment.

The trash truck was totaled and towed from the scene of the accident by J's Southland Tow.

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