Van overturns in rear-end crash

Crash occurred just east of I-49 on State Route V in Newton County, Mo.
Crash scene
Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop D processing Newton County crash.

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Just after 5 p.m. Wednesday Newton County Central Dispatch were alerted to reports of a two-vehicle crash on State Route V, at Cortez Lane, just east of I-49.

Redings Mill Fire District responded quickly as their station is located about 1 mile west of the crash. Along with Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies and Newton County Ambulance. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

Google maps crash location

Google Maps screenshot during crash investigation. Red arrow marks Cortez Lane.


We learn on scene a van was knocked on its side after being rear-ended by a passenger car.

No reported injuries as all drivers refused medical care.

Comer’s Wrecker removed both vehicles from the crash scene.

This is a breaking news story, stay with Joplin News First on KOAM News Now as we continue to learn more.

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