Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Semi truck accident in Vernon County

On July 26th around 7:00 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 around 6 miles south of Nevada. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2014 Freight-liner Cascadia driven by 49 year old Tadarrell W. Haywood of Shreveport, Louisiana failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway and skidded to a stop on the passenger side of the vehicle. 

Mr. Haywood sustained serious injuries and was transported by Med Flight to Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri for treatment.

View crash report below:

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