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Neighbors and Healthcare Workers rush to assist those injured in head-on crash

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday reports of a two vehicle head-on crash at 32nd and Oliver Ave alerted Joplin Emergency Dispatch.

Joplin Fire Dept, Joplin Police, Newton Co Ambulance and METS ambulance responded.

On the scene Joplin Police tell us four people were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

Neighbors were the first to respond to the crash telling us they heard the loud crash. Also across the street to the south numerous rushed from Joplin Health and Rehab to assist those injured.

Ofc Dalton Farmer preliminary investigation shows the white vehicle was traveling east on 32nd, turning north onto S Oliver Ave. The black vehicle traveling west on 32nd.

City of Joplin will replace the stop sign taken out in the crash for southbound Oliver Ave travelers. Workers from the city are on the scene now.

Comer’s Wrecker removed the crashed vehicles.

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