Tuesday, April 24, 2018
MOTORCYCLE FATALITY CRASH CLOSES ROUTE 66
MOTORCYCLE AND VEHICLE CRASH CLOSES ROUTE 66>>>NOW CONFIRMED A FATALITY CRASH
• West 7th & Tri-State Road at city limit
• Traffic moving normally at 1:00 am
(64801) — Capt Trevor Duncan of the Joplin Police Department confirm to Joplin News First at 10:42 pm. "It is now a fatal crash. Nothing else released until tomorrow."
[TRAFFIC ALERT EXPIRED]
Avoid this area of West 7th St/Route 66. MoDOT Southwest Missouri has set up a road block at Black Cat Road to the West. And also at 7th and Schifferdecker to the East. Alternate routes will be Belle Center Road to the North or 13th/Junge to the South.
Thank you to our first responders tonight. Carl Junction Fire Protection District, Joplin Fire Department and officers including Joplin Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff's Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol. Also Rosenburg Recovery & Towing for your work.
Also thanks to our anonymous tipsters who let us know what they saw and text us. Our friend Photog Gregg, Mandi, Julez and others...you are Joplin News First. #joplinnewsfirst