UPDATE: (07/17/15) 6:59 a.m. – Missouri State Highway Patrol records indicate only minor injuries to the driver in Thursday’s accident on I-70.
Shay Schakenberg, 23, of Concordia, Missouri, was taken to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence for treatment of her injuries. Driver of the freightliner, Gregory Duncan, 55, of Waddy, Kentucky, was unharmed during the accident.
UPDATE: (07/16/15) 11:25 a.m. – Westbound lanes are now open and traffic has returned to normal.
OAK GROVE, Mo. – KMZU has received reports of an accident on I-70 westbound near Oak Grove at the 28.2 mile marker on the Oak Grove bridge.
A passenger vehicle and tractor trailer were involved. A Missouri State Highway Patrol dispatcher confirmed there is an accident in this location but could not further elaborate.
If you are in the area please use caution, traffic in the area is currently slow moving with the left lane closed and officers are working diligently to clear the scene.
If an alternate route is available, it is advised to take that route.