Columbia man killed in Interstate 70 crash

Two others seriously hurt when car hit tractor trailer

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A Columbia man was killed and two others seriously hurt in a crash on Interstate 70 Saturday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

23-year-old Jordan Elam was thrown from a 2002 Infiniti after it hit the trailer part of a semi truck and rolled multiple times before stopping in the median at mile marker 65 in Saline County.

Another passenger, 22-year-old Dominique Thomas, was also thrown from the car. She was taken by EMS to I-70 Medical Center in Sweet Springs.

Roderick Thomas, 21, was flown to Research Hospital from the scene around 8:25 a.m. He was the driver.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.

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