The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. as "a truck has (crashed) over the bridge" and reportedly exploded on railroad tracks below.
The tractor-trailer was reportedly "carrying orange juice-" according to FOX-4 News who is surprisingly quick with the Web story.
One deceased person is reported by KC-KS FD communications- with a 2nd seriously-injured person at the scene.
Edwardsville EMS transported a critically-injured and 3rd-degree-burned ("on his feet") "47-year-old male" to K.U. Medical Center.
Tuesday- the victims of this crash were identified by the Kansas State Patrol.
Dead is the driver of the rig- "57-year-old John Douglas McNeal of Pomona Park Florida.
The injured man was an Ava Missouri resident- said by the KHP to be "in serious condition" early Tuesday.