Semi hits guardrail, overturns on I-55 in Pemiscot Co. - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Semi hits guardrail, overturns on I-55 in Pemiscot Co.

(Source: Sgt. Eddie Holloway/Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Sgt. Eddie Holloway/Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Sgt. Eddie Holloway/Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Sgt. Eddie Holloway/Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)
PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A man suffered serious injuries after crashing his semi on I-55 in Pemiscot County Tuesday night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Rafik Nasem, 28 of Michigan, was traveling southbound on the interstate when he drove off the side of the road and hit the guardrail. His tractor trailer then overturned.

According to the highway patrol, the incident happened five miles north of Hayti around 7 p.m.

Nasem was taken to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital and is in serious condition.

The tractor trailer was totaled during the crash and 296 feet of guardrail was damaged.

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