Man seriously injured in semi accident on Route B in Atchison County

ATCHISON COUNTY, MO — A 29-year-old Excello man suffered serious injuries Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle semi-truck crash on Route B in Atchison County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper C. J. Blue responded to the accident along Route B 3.5 miles east of Watson at around 3:00 p.m.

The man was driving southbound in a 2015 Peterbilt semi when his vehicle traveled off the west side of the roadway and overturned, causing its cargo to come loose before coming to a stop.

The driver was airlifted to Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska with serious injuries. His condition was undisclosed.

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