Mike Wilbur


SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) – A Scott County Rural fire truck was involved in a rollover crash on its way to a structure fire in Benton, Mo.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the 2001 Kovach Fire Truck was on Route H, 1 mile south of Benton, when it ran off the right side of the roadway.

The driver then over-corrected, ran off the left side of the road. The truck struck a guardrail, and a 2015 Lincoln, then the fire truck overturned.

According to Scott City Rural Fire Chief Jeremy Perrien, three crew members were manning the truck at the time.

One crew member suffered minor injuries, was taken to an area hospital for evaluation and later released.

Scott County officials called Oran and Sikeston Fire officials to help with the structure fire in Benton.

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