Crash involving semi-truck slows traffic on I-70

9 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, October 26 2017 Oct 26, 2017 Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM CDT October 26, 2017 in News
By: Jalyn Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA - I-70 traffic slowed Thursday afternoon due to a crash involving a semi truck, an SUV and a small car. 

Columbia Police Department officers said the crash happened when westward traffic began to slow down because of a paint striper on the side of the highway. They said the driver of the semi truck wasn't able to slow down quickly enough, causing him to rear-end the car in front of him.

As the semi-truck ran off the highway, it struck another car.

Police said one person involved in the crash was transported to the hospital with neck and back pain, and another has a minor cut on her forehead.

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