A tractor trailer occupied by two men from Texas ran off I-44 around 11:30 Saturday morning.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the 2013 Freightliner traveled off the right side of the highway near Halltown and struck several trees and a cement culvert before coming to rest in a dry creek bed.
Police say the passenger of the vehicle was taken to a Springfield hospital with minor injuries. The driver was not hurt.
No official word on what caused the crash.