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Oakland Church Road back open after morning dump truck crash

dumptruck crash closes e oakland church road north columbia
ABC 17 News
Boone County authorities closed E. Oakland Church Road near N. Buckingham Square Tuesday morning because of a dumptruck on its side.
dumptruck wreck e oakland church road
ABC 17 News
Boone County firefighters, Sheriff's deputies and an ambulance reponded to a dumptruck crash on E. Oakland Church Road Tuesday morning, March 30, 2021.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

UPDATE: Boone County Fire Protection District spokesman Gale Blomenkamp said at 10:40 a.m. crews reopened E. Oakland Chruch Road near N. Buckingham Square.

ORIGINAL: Crews have closed a portion of E. Oakland Chruch Road in north Columbia Tuesday morning because of a dump truck on its side in the roadway.

Boone County Joint Communications sent out an alert about the wreck near N. Buckingham Square at 8:32 a.m. asking drivers to avoid the area.

Boone County firefighters, Boone County Sheriff's deputies and an ambulance responded to the scene.

Authorities at the scene told ABC 17 that the truck driver was hurt and taken to a local hospital. The person's condition was not immediately available.

The owner of the dump truck company was at the scene as well. The person said the truck's tires likely went off the side of the road and driver lost control.

Check back for updates on this story.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.

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