Clinton, MO - Tractor-Trailer Accident on US-50
Clinton, MO (December 23, 2020) - On Wednesday, December 23rd, a collision between a 2007 Dodge caravan and a tractor-trailer took place along US -50 near NW 251st Road.
Police reports show that an eastbound tractor-trailer slowed down to make an improper turn into the median crossover causing a collision with the Dodge traveling behind it.
The driver of the Dodge, a 65-year-old man from Independence, was transported by Johnson County Ambulance District to Western Missouri Medical Center with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Clinton
With an accident rate that grows a little bit more with every passing year, over 100,000 victims sustain injuries or are killed during collisions with tractor-trailers across the country. Commercial shipping vehicles, due to their extreme size and decreased maneuverability, are one of the most dangerous forms of transportation on America’s roadways.
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