Semi Truck Crashes with Car in Chillicothe, MO
A tractor trailer traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 36 in Chillicothe, Missouri, smashed into a passenger car on Tuesday, March 6, leaving one man with life-threatening injuries. According to ChillicotheNews.com, the passenger car was crossing Highway 36 on Mitchell Road when the tractor trailer slammed into the driver’s side of his vehicle. The driver of the car was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The tractor trailer driver was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries. The accident was the latest in a string of serious crashes at the Highway 36-Mitchell Road intersection, an issue that local officials are studying to resolve.
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