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Driver injured after truck hauling 80,000 pounds of grapes overturns on I-44

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By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz
By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz

STANTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A semi-truck hauling 80,000 pounds of grapes overturned Wednesday morning along Interstate 44 near Stanton, Missouri.

According to reports, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 232 around 9:30 a.m.

Authorities said they are not yet certain what caused the driver to lose control and crash.  The driver was taken to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri for treatment.  The extent of the driver’s injuries is unknown.

One lane of the interstate was closed while crews cleared the scene.

 

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