Bicyclist Injured In Truck Accident Near Hopkins

A bicyclist was injured following and accident with an International truck west of Hopkins Monday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 40-year-old James Tompkins of Clearmont was driving a truck west of Hopkins Monday evening and had his vision obscured by the glare of the sun. He did not see a cyclist, overtook the cyclist, and struck the cyclist. After impact, the truck went off the side of the roadway and through a fence. 59 year old Steven Mozier of Maitland was operating the bicycle. He and the bicycle ended up in a ditch after impact with the truck.

Mozier received moderate injuries from the accident and was taken to Mosaic in Maryville.

The accident took place at 6pm Monday evening. The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Highway Patrol.