Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one life-flighted after crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports one person from Lancaster died and another sustained moderate injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned two miles south of Atlanta Thursday morning. Sixty-nine year old Donna Welte traveled north on U. S. Highway 63 when the SUV ran off the left side of the road, she then overcorrected, which caused […]

Life Flight Helicopter

One life-flighted after crash south of Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a man sustained serious injuries when his car struck a tractor-trailer four miles south of Chillicothe Friday afternoon. Twenty-six-year-old Ryan Schuermann traveled south on Highway 65 when his car crossed the center line and struck the driver side and rear duals of the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 66-year-old Edgar Hoyt of […]

Motorcycle Crash

Kirksville man injured when car collides with motorcycle

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville man sustained serious injuries when a car collided with his motorcycle Wednesday evening. Twenty-two year old Drew King traveled east on Missouri 11 six miles north of Brashear when a westbound car, driven by 22-year-old Emily Schleffinger of Crystal Lake, Illinois, crossed the center of the road and struck […]