One hospitalized after car flips on Route J in Boone County

Crash shuts down road briefly

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - UPDATE: Emergency responders confirmed one person was hospitalized after a crash in Boone County Wednesday night.

It happened about 20 minutes north of Columbia on Route J just before 9 p.m.

A single vehicle crashed, flipping on its top. A trooper on scene said speed was likely a factor.

The driver, a 22-year-old man, had to be extricated from the vehicle. It took about 25 minutes to extricate him due to the position of the vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

The road was closed for a brief period of time while crews worked the scene.

ORIGINAL: Emergencies crews are working a crash in Boone County right now.

It happened about 20 minutes north of Columbia just before 9 p.m. on Route J.

Crews have shut down parts of the road near Callahan Creek Road.

ABC 17 News has a crew on the scene working to gather more details. Please avoid the area, if possible. 

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