UPDATE: Driver of crashed U.S. mail truck in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

1 year 10 months 1 day ago Friday, August 03 2018 Aug 3, 2018 Friday, August 03, 2018 10:54:00 AM CDT August 03, 2018 in News
By: Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY — A truck carrying U.S. mail crashed on Highway 63 Friday morning, causing traffic delays for about two hours.

Police said the semi truck went off the left side of the road, hitting several traffic barriers full of sand. It then went back onto the road before hitting a bridge. The crash left debris and sand all over the roadway.

The driver, Melvin Heath, was taken to Boone Hospital in Columbia was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The truck had to be towed due to the extent of damage it received.

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