Vehicle collision on I-44 left three people dead

1 year 2 months 2 weeks ago December 13, 2015 Dec 13, 2015 Sunday, December 13 2015 Sunday, December 13, 2015 10:54:00 PM CST in News
By: Stephanie Sierra, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

PHELPS COUNTY - A crash on I-44 killed three people in Phelps County Sunday night.

It happened around 6 p.m. when a tractor trailer driving west-bound on I-44 crossed the median, and crashed into an east-bound mini-van, according to Sergeant Fulkerson with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The three passengers in the mini-van were killed. The condition of the tractor trailer driver was unknown Sunday night. 

I-44 east-bound was reduced to one lane but traffic was reported flowing. 

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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