Rear-ended at highway speed, car is smashed as pickup overturns

Tpr Joe Fischer of Missouri State Highway Patrol tells us on scene there didn't appear to be any skid marks before the crash.
7th and Central City Road, Friday, August 5, 2022.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – About 6:15 a.m. reports of a two-vehicle crash at 7th and Central City, west of Joplin alerted Jasper County E-911.

Carl Junction Fire Dept, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and METS ambulance responded.  Missouri State Highway Patrol and MoDOT Emergency Response were notified.

On the scene Tpr J.D. Fischer of Troop D tells us both vehicles were traveling westbound on 7th.  The passenger car slowed to turn north onto Central City Road and was rear-ended at highway speed by the pickup truck, which then overturned.  The crash came to rest northwest of the intersection taking down a southbound stop sign.

Tpr Fischer tells us no one required transport to a hospital.

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Two people in the passenger car and one driver in the pickup.  All three people involved were wearing seat belts.

H&H Wrecker and Chuck’s Towing both removed the vehicles from the crash scene.

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