Driver Ejected from Semi-Tractor in Harrison County

The driver of a Freightliner was thrown from the vehicle as it overturned in Harrison County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident at 4:39 pm Thursday.

As 58-year-old Robert E. Dunagan of Leander, Texas was driving north on I-35 north of Pattonsburg, he lost control and crossed the median. He wasn’t wearing a seat belt as the vehicle crossed the southbound lanes and dove off the west side of the road where the vehicle overturned.

As it overturned, Dunagan was ejected. The vehicle came to a stop upright off the roadway.

NTA Ambulance transported the seriously injured driver to Liberty Hospital.