Sullivan driver hits garbage truck in Franklin County

SULLIVAN, MO – An 87-year-old Sullivan driver hit a garbage truck on Highway K on Tuesday morning.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Keith B. Brant was traveling south on Highway K in a 1999 Chevrolet 1500. A garbage truck was stopped and the driver was picking up garbage outside the vehicle. Brant failed to stop in time for the garbage truck and hit the left rear of the truck with his vehicle. The accident happened near Spanish Claim Road around 10:10 a.m.

Brant was transported to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The Chevrolet sustained extensive damages and the garbage truck sustained minor damages.

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