Injury Accident on Kansas Expressway, Road Closed

By KOLR10 News

Published 04/20 2014 09:51AM

Updated 04/20 2014 12:06PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An injury accident has sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries.

At the intersection of Norton Road and Kansas Expressway in Springfield a semi- truck has collided with a mini-van leaving the driver with serious injuries at approximately 7 am April 20.

Lieutenant Bisby of the Springfield Police Department says that crews have cut the male driver of the mini-van in the crash from his vehicle and have transported him to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.

The semi-truck driver and passenger were not injured.

Springfield Police also say that it is unknown as to what caused the crash at this time but their major crash team is on the scene investigating.

All Northbound traffic on Kansas Expressway at Norton Road is blocked off at this time while they are working at the scene of the crash.

Drivers are asked to slow down in the area that personnel are working and try to avoid the closed road as this time.

The extent of injuries in this accident are unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

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