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Semi Truck Driver Injured in Accident

Posted: Jun 11, 2011 11:43 AM by Peter Terpstra
Updated: Jun 11, 2011 1:51 PM

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COLUMBIA - The driver of a semi truck veered off the right hand side of I-70 eastbound at Woodland School Road Saturday morning.

According to Sgt. Brent Drummond of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the truck traveled off the road and struck a guard rail.

The vehicle finally came to rest against an overpass at mile marker 109 on I-70. The driver, Edward Smith of Decatur, Ill., sustained moderate injuries and was taken to University Hospital in Columbia.

No others were injured in the accident.

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