Arbela driver injured in US-136 crash in Clark County

CLARK COUNTY, MO – A 51-year-old Arbela driver was injured in a single-vehicle crash on westbound US-136 on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Matthew W. Shoemaker was traveling west on US-136 in a 2004 Ford F-350 towing a trailer. The trailer ran off the edge of the road causing the Ford to travel off the road and overturn. MSHP reports the accident happened about half a mile west of Luray around 12:50 p.m.

Shoemaker was transported to Scotland County Hospital for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The Ford sustained extensive damages.

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