Man Injured after Tractor Trailer, SUV Collide Near St. Joseph

Published 03/04 2014 02:01PM

Updated 03/04 2014 11:05PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY) One person was seriously hurt when a tractor trailer and SUV collided nearly head-on Tuesday near St. Joseph.

The collision happened south of St. Joseph on US Highway 169 around noon.

A trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the driver of the SUV, a man, was injured. He refused medical treatment at first, but was later taken away in an ambulance.

The driver the semi truck was not hurt.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.

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