Life Flight Helicopter

Driver falls asleep at the wheel demolishing pickup on Highway 13, airlifted to Truman Medical Center

The Highway Patrol reports a Fordland man sustained serious injuries when he fell asleep at the wheel, and a truck overturned several times two miles north of Polo the morning of Thursday, August 27th. Emergency medical services transported 62-year-old Stanley Phelps to Polo before a medical helicopter airlifted him to Truman Medical Center. The truck […]

Driver Falls Asleep At The Wheel

Milan man falls asleep at the wheel in SUV, crashes west of Novinger

Two Milan residents were hurt early Sunday when a compact sport utility vehicle overturned on highway 6 west of Novinger. The driver, 23-year old Devin Moss, received moderate injuries while a passenger, 21-year old Caleb Meseke received minor injuries. Both were taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The crash took place one mile […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Gallatin man falls asleep at the wheel, crashes head-on with man from Coffey

The Highway Patrol reports two persons were injured this morning when a pickup and car collided on Highway 13 in Daviess County. The patrol reports 35-year-old Brandon Bush of Coffey received serious injuries in that accident five miles south of Gallatin and was flown by medical helicopter (Lifeflight Eagle) to St. Luke’s Hospital on the […]

Driver Falls Asleep At The Wheel

Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel on Highway 65 in Chillicothe

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 65 and 36 on Wednesday. Officers say that Allen Eakins fell asleep at the wheel while driving northbound on Highway 65.  Eakins crossed into the southbound lane of Highway 65 and crossed an access road. The vehicle went airborne, […]