Car overturns as vehicles collide near I-44 Love’s

Joplin Police Department tells us two were transported to area hospitals
Crash
Doug’s Wrecker of Seneca, Mo. prepare to remove crashed vehicle that overturned near Love’s on MO-43.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Wednesday afternoon just before 2:30 p.m. reports of a crash near Love’s at I-44 west exit ramp to MO-43/Coyote alerted EMS dispatch.

Joplin Police, Joplin Fire and Newton County Ambulance responded.

SUV crash

SUV being removed from crash scene by Nixon’s Towing of Joplin.

On scene we learn two vehicles were involved and one overturned.

Joplin Police tell us both drivers were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

MoDOT Emergency Response assisted closing down a portion of the intersection.

Nikon’s Towing and Doug’s Wrecker were summoned to remove the vehicles and debris from the crash scene.

Crash scene

Image taken shortly after crash, courtesy Scott Cotten.

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