Jan 20, 2023

Driver hospitalized in St. Joe after semi strikes embankment

Posted Jan 20, 2023 11:00 AM

HOLT COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just after noon Thursday in Holt County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2020 Volvo semi driven by Fernando C. Suarez, 39, Cocoa, Florida, was southbound on Interstate 29 three miles north of Mound City.

The vehicle traveled off the road into a ditch and struck an embankment.

Atchison-Holt ambulance transported Suarez to Mosaic Life Care. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.