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Driver injured after semi overturns on I-29 in Platte County

A 57-year-old man was injured after the semi-truck he was driving overturned on the side of I-29 in Platte County early Friday morning.

Posted: Jul 5, 2019 11:52 AM

(PLATTE COUNTY, Mo.) A 57-year-old man was injured after the semi-truck he was driving overturned on the side of I-29 in Platte County early Friday morning.

The crash happening on I-29 at the 23.8 mile marker, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Troopers say just after 5:00 a.m., Mark Curtis was driving a semi-truck southbound on I-29 when he served to avoid striking another vehicle. The semi-truck then ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned.

Curtis was taken to St. Luke's Northland Hospital in Kansas City with moderate injuries. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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