Breaking News Bar

Scott City man suffers minor injuries in semi rollover

  • Courtesy MGN Online

By Staff Report
updated: 4/19/2017 11:21 AM

A 41-year-old Scott City, Mo., man suffered minor injuries in a tractor-trailer accident on Tuesday night on State Route 154 at Eden Road.

According to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, Rodrick A. Beard was driving a 2010 Freightliner westbound on Route 154 when he tried to negotiate a curve, but left the roadway and struck the guardrail.

The semi then struck an embankment and overturned. Beard was transported to Sparta Community Hospital while the semi was towed from the scene.

Beard was cited for improper lane useage. The accident was reported at 11:57 p.m.