PALMYRA, Mo. — The driver of a tractor trailer in Marion County is recovering after hazardous weather Tuesday afternoon resulted in an accident.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, David Vanwinkle, 51, of Geneseo, Illinois, was southbound on US-61, just south of Palmyra, around 12:45 Tuesday afternoon. Vanwinkle’s tractor trailer reportedly hydroplaned on the wet roadway, causing it to travel off the road and jacknife.
Vanwinkle sustained moderate injuries from the crash. He was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.