Tractor trailer and pickup collide in Ottawa County, closing US-60
Oklahoma Highway Patrol tell us a tractor trailer and pickup were involved, and no injuries to occupants.
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mo. — Thursday morning at 7:40 a.m. a two-vehicle crash closed US-60 just inside Oklahoma as a tractor trailer crashed and a pickup directly in front of Indigo Sky Casino.
Eastern Shawnee Police, Wyandotte Fire and EMS responded.
Screenshot during crash incident shows traffic patterns and location in front of casino.Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper tells us on scene no one was injured in the crash.
The tractor trailer traveling westbound on US-60 took out about 150 feet of guardrail on the north side of the road.
Santa Fe Towing was summoned to remove the tractor trailer. Garner’s Wrecker removed the pickup.
Traffic was diverted as a fuel cell on the tractor trailer was ruptured and Wyandotte Fire contained the spill using booms.
Traffic resumed one lane about 9:15 a.m. All traffic was released about 10:45 a.m. On the Missouri side Seneca Fire assisted in what trucks and vehicles could travel the detour roads which included some roads that were not truck routes.
This is a breaking news story, stay with Joplin News First on KOAM News Now as we continue to cover news where you live.
Scroll below to sign up for our JLNEWS1st email list so you don’t miss an article.
MORE JLNews1st:• Car overturns east of Joplin E 32 BIT.ly/3ICt4bP• Joplin Fallen Officers Memorial Golf Scramble BIT.ly/3uKfiOA
COPYRIGHT 2022 BY KOAM NEWS NOW. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED.