Wreck injures three in Region 8

NEW MARDID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – Three people have been taken to the hospital with injuries following a vehicle accident near New Madrid Friday afternoon.

The northbound lanes on Interstate 55 are currently shutdown at the 47 mile marker. According to highway patrol, two pickup trucks and a motorcycle collided around 12:30 p.m.

One person has been flown and one has been taken by ambulance to Cape Girardeau while the motorcycle driver was rushed to Sikeston by ambulance.

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