Tractor trailer crash sends driver to the hospital

Tractor trailer runs off the road striking tree
Tractor trailer runs off the road striking tree(Allan Wilt)
Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 4:57 PM CST
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SHELBY COUNTY, Mo. (WGEM) - The driver of a tractor trailer was sent to the hospital Saturday morning after he ran off the road and struck a tree.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, the driver of the semi was heading east on U.S. 36 one mile west of Lentner when the truck ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree around 10:40 a.m..

Troopers said the driver, 37-year-old Michael Horner was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital with minor injuries.

They said he was wearing a safety device.

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