May 28, 2022

Kansas man injured after semi crash and fire

Posted May 28, 2022 12:00 PM

CALDWELL COUNTY —A Kansas City man was injured in an accident just after 10:30p.m. Friday in Caldwell County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1996 Freightliner semi driven by Richard D. Taylor, 69, Kansas City, was eastbound on U.S. 36 two miles east of Cameron.

The vehicle traveled off the south side of the road, struck a guard rail, bridge rail and the vehicle's fuel tank was torn. The vehicle became engulfed in flames and jackknifed in the road.

Cameron ambulance transported Taylor to Cameron Regional Medical Center. He was properly restrained, according to the MSHP.