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TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple emergency vehicles respond to northbound Highway 63 for crash

TRAFFIC ALERT Multiple emergency vehicles respond to northbound Highway 63 for crash

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE 2:02 pm: Emergency crews said the vehicle was heading southbound on 63 when the driver swerved to avoid a deer.

The driver veered left to avoid the deer, crossed over the median, went across northbound lanes and ended up down a hill off the side of the road.

Authorities said the driver went to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Multiple emergency vehicles responded to northbound Highway 63 just north of Brown Station Road for a motor vehicle collision on Wednesday afternoon. 

According to public dispatch, more than seven emergency crews responded to the area just after 1 p.m.

Boone County Joint Communications advised drivers to avoid the area if possible. 

ABC17 crews are heading to the scene to learn more about the crash. 

Stay with this story for the latest information.


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