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      Blowout sends driver to Columbia hospital

      Truck crash happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 63 one mile south of Millard, Mo.

      UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol identifies the driver as Dale Hartman, 37, of Clarence, Mo.

      As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hartman was listed in "critical" condition at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

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      One person is seriously injured in a rollover crash on Tuesday afternoon.

      The crash happened on Highway 63 one mile south of Millard, Mo.

      Police and crews arrived on scene near Kirksville Regional Airport just before 3:00 p.m.

      According to reporters from officers on scene, a cement truck, owned by Kirksville Concrete, was heading southbound on Highway 63.

      The truck appeared to blow a tire, causing it to go off on the side of the road.

      Local onlookers helped drag the driver out of the truck.

      Air-Evac arrived on scene and transported the driver to a Columbia hospital.

      The status of the driver is unknown at this time.

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