Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Semi truck rollover accident north of Nevada

On December 5th around 1:00 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a semi truck accident in the southbound lanes of I-49 around 5 miles north of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the southbound 1994 Peterbilt 379 driven by 61 year old Eugene R. Authier of Indianola, Iowa ran off the roadway and down and embankment striking several trees and overturning.

Mr. Authier sustained minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

View crash report below:

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