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Unusual crash slows traffic during rush-hour in east Springfield

Courtesy: Shayne Dorward
Courtesy: Shayne Dorward(KY3)
Published: Jun. 10, 2021 at 8:08 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 5:37 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - An unusual crash slowed rush-traffic in east Springfield Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 65 and Sunshine Street.

Investigators say a truck hauling a piece of machinery had a tire blow out. The truck crashed into the median. The driver lost the piece of machinery from a trailer. A second vehicle rolled over a tire. The same tire then hit the windshield of a third driver’s car.

The driver of the truck and the driver of the third vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Crews closed two lanes of traffic for about an hour.

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