Man hospitalized after crashing into semi on US-67 near Poplar Bluff

BUTLER COUNTY, MO — A 35-year-old man was injured Thursday night after a two-vehicle collision on US Route 67 near Poplar Bluff, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on a stretch of US-67 about two miles south of Poplar Bluff and was reported by Trooper L. E. Hughes at 10:40 p.m.

A 2009 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling northbound when it failed to yield to a southbound 2014 Kenworth tractor, striking the second vehicle.

The causing driver of the Pathfinder sustained minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

No other information was reported.

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