Semi-truck carrying cars flips in Moberly
MOBERLY - A tractor trailer carrying crushed cars, engines and scrap metal flipped over on its side Tuesday leaving quite a mess and a sight for drivers in the area.
Moberly Police said the 1999 Mack Truck pulling an open cargo trailer traveling westbound took a corner too sharply and flipped onto its side at the intersection of Highway 24 and North Morley Street at about 9 a.m.
Morley Street was blocked off for about two hours.
The driver, a 57-year-old St. Louis man was transported to Moberly Regional Medical Center. He was later released leaving with only minor cuts and bruises.
The Moberly Police Department was assisted by the Randolph County Sheriff's Department, Randolph County Ambulance and the Moberly Fire Department.
[Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the latest information available.]