Road reopened in Cole County after tractor trailer accident

Slick roadways caused problems

Route B south of St. Thomas in Cole County was closed at around 7:55 this morning while crews cleaned up the scene of a tractor trailer rollover accident. It was reopened around 9:40 a.m.

Also this morning, emergency crews responded shortly after 8 a.m. to a pair of crashes on U.S. 50 between Murphy's Ford Road and Route U, just east of Centertown. Initial reports were that neither of those wrecks involved injuries.

In a later incident, an officer at the scene witnessed a rollover accident around 8:35 a.m. blocking U.S. 50 in the vicinity of the earlier crashes near Centertown. Additional emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene.

Officers advised that roadways in the area at the time had become extremely slick. The Missouri Department of Transportation was notified to treat the conditions.


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