Crash involving three semis closes westbound I-44 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A crash involving three semis closed westbound I-44 near Kearney Street Wednesday night.

Troopers responded to the crash around 8:30 p.m.

Police say traffic was slowing because of an earlier crash when the driver of one semi hit into two other semis. Crews rescued a driver and a passenger inside one of the semis. Emergency crews rushed them to the hospital.

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