Truck carrying Kool-Aid crashes through bridge construction site

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Courtesy of MSHP Troop D on Twitter

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer full of Kool-Aid crashed through a bridge construction site and seriously injured the driver.

Around 2:00 a.m., the driver ran off the right side of the road, striking a guardrail and new bridge support, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The driver was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

The crash occurred on I-44, one mile west of Mount Vernon.

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