Update (2:15 p.m.) – The inside lane of eastbound Highway 36 in Brookfield is closed. A tractor-trailer overturned near the intersection of Highways 36 and 5 at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The Missouri Department of Transportation said via their Facebook page that traffic is flowing in the outside lane of Highway 36, but the wreckage isn’t expected to be cleared until 6:00 p.m.
A wreck has been reported near the intersection of Highways 36 and 5 in Brookfield. A semi overturned around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. A KMZU listener said the crash was not blocking traffic. The Linn County Sheriff’s Department did not have any other information at this time. Officials are asking residents to stay home and keep off the roadways if possible as heavy snow continues to blanket the region. The Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that if you have to venture out, use your headlights.