Saturday, September 10, 2022

Update: Independence truck driver escapes injury in rollover crash north of Rich Hill

On September 10th around 5:45 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies and Butler Fire Department responded to a semi truck rollover accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 127.2 north of Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2019 Kenworth driven by 30 year old Shaughnessy B. Parks of Independence, Missouri traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail and overturned down an embankment.

Mr. Parks sustained minor injuries and he refused medical treatment at the scene of the crash. The semi truck was totaled and towed by J's Southland Tow.

View crash report below:
https://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/HP68/AccidentDetailsAction?ACC_RPT_NUM=220487140

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