VIDEO: Wind blows tractor-trailer off Highway 54

3 months 4 days 9 hours ago Saturday, May 18 2019 May 18, 2019 Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:48:00 PM CDT May 18, 2019 in News
By: Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Noah Klein, KOMU 8 Reporter
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KINGDOM CITY - High winds blew a tractor-trailer off the road at the intersection of Highway 54 and I-70 Saturday evening.

KOMU 8 News confirmed a tractor-trailer carrying department store merchandise was crossing the Highway 54 overpass over I-70 when it was knocked on its side around 6 p.m.

A KOMU 8 reporter on scene said the vehicle was marked as being operated by Riverside Transportation Incorporated. 

A video from the Missouri State Highway Patrol shows the truck being blown over before landing in a grassy median off the surface of the road.

KOMU 8’s reporter saw a tow truck attempting to remove the truck from the scene around 7:15 p.m. 

The condition of the driver is currently unknown. 

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