UPDATE 12:21 PM: All traffic and all lanes open since 8:30 AM crash. Turkey feed tanker pulled off highway to be emptied and upright.
UPDATE 11:24 AM: MoDOT Emergency Response open 171 partially as one semi is removed blocking roadway. It will still be hours before MO-96 is open. The tanker on its side carrying turkey feed is being vacuumed out.
UPDATE: MSHP tell us initally two semi’s and three passenger cars at the intersection of MO-96 and 171. Unsure of the teo car crash at 171 and Sumac to the North of this crash.
No exact details on injuries. Nine thought to be life threatening.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. – Just north of 171 and MO-96 junction two semi tractor trailers and multiple vehicles have been involved in a series of crashes. Reported around 8:30 AM.
Traffic from Kansas is being detoured at 171 and Baseline.
Unknown injuries, avoid the area.