1 injured after semi turns on side in ditch near Benton, MO

BENTON, Mo. (KBSI) – A semi tuned on its side into a ditch off Interstate 55 just before the Benton exit headed south.

It happened at the 82.4 mile marker two miles north of Benton.

Jerry L. Oliver 66, of Houston, Texas was driving a 2022 Freightline Cascadia when he ran off of I-55 and struck a ditch, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Oliver had minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, according to the MSHP.



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