9 people hurt in a crash on I-44 near Sarcoxie, Mo.

Published: Jul. 10, 2023 at 3:40 AM CDT
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NEAR SARCOXIE, Mo. (KY3) - Nine people suffered injuries after a two-car crash on I-44 east of Sarcoxie.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a car driven by James Hake, 62, of Springfield, hit another car from behind Sunday night. The car that was hit ran off the highway, hit a mobile electronic sign, and overturned. Hake’s car hit a concrete drain, overturned, and landed on a median cable barrier.

Hake was flown to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries. Six adults and two children from Bentonville, Arkansas, who were in the other car, were treated for minor injuries.

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