Crash of 2 semi trucks injures driver in Republic

REPUBLIC, Mo. -- A man is recovering after a crash between two semi trucks.

It happened on U.S. 60 in the westbound lanes late Monday morning. The Republic fire chief says one truck rear-ended another truck stopped at a light. One driver became trapped and had to be removed by paramedics. He suffered serious injuries.

The crash spilled diesel fuel on the highway.

The crash remains under investigation.