SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer blocked the left lane of westbound Interstate 70 in Saline County Saturday night.
The crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says Megan Braxton, 20, of La Monte, failed to yield to a semi as she merged near Sweet Springs. Braxton overturned in the left lane after striking the truck. The semi traveled into the median and struck a guardrail. The trailer of the semi overturned on the left lane as well.
Braxton was flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate injuries.