Sikeston Man Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

There was a two vehicle crash in Scott County. The crash happened at 5:35.p.m. on Monday evening.  The crash took place on .U.S. Highway 61, two miles north of Sikeston. A 2007 Dodge Ram and a Freightliner were involved in the crash. The crash happened when the Dodge Ram, being driven by 49 year-old Johnny O. Thompson was trying to pass the freightliner as it was attempting to make a left hand turn. The truck then struck the freightliner. Thompson was airlifted to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. louis for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The driver of the freightliner was not hurt.

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