Multiple crashes cripple I-44 traffic east of Fidelity

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Just before noon reports of a tractor trailer and vehicle crash near I-44 19.6 alerted Jasper County E-911.

Carthage Fire Dept, Jasper County Deputies and Mercy Ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. Additionally Sarcoxie Fire responded to crashes.

M&M Wrecker are working to remove the large crash.

Then following that crash as traffic I-44 westbound was blocked, two more crashes occurred.

  • 19.6 initial crash (injuries unknown)
  • 23.0
  • 24.2

Traffic for a time was diverted off MO-37 to Cedar Road to I-49 by Sarcoxie Fire.

Watch for updates. Use the MODOT TRAVELERS APP or on Google Maps check traffic along I-44.

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