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Five die in traffic crashes over Christmas holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol announces the preliminary statistics related to the Christmas holiday weekend. Five people died in traffic crashes during the 78-hour counting period, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 24, 2020, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020. 2020 Christmas Holiday Traffic Statistics with troopers investigating the following: Traffic […]

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Patrol reports arrest of illegal alien on DWI accusation and Oklahoma woman on child endangerment

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a Cameron resident was arrested early Sunday in Clinton County. 38-year old Raul Vega was accused of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, not having a valid operator’s license, and being an alien unlawfully present in the United States. Vega was taken to the Clinton County Jail. An Oklahoma City, Oklahoma […]

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Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period, from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019. : Patrol’s Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics for 2019  Crashes ─ 404 Injuries ─ 166 Fatalities ─ 7 DWI ─ 94 Drug Arrests ─ 63 During the 2018 Thanksgiving […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol: Plan for a safe Labor Day weekend

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to plan for a safe 2019 Labor Day weekend. It’s everyone’s responsibility to operate both vehicles and vessels safely and observe all Missouri laws. Incorporating safety into your weekend plan–choosing your route, making sure your equipment is in good working condition, being […]

Rollover Crash

Driver crashes after speeds of 100 mph; children in car not injured

During the weekend, Chillicothe Police worked an injury accident where police say alcohol and high speed were the cause. An officer, along with assistance from the Highway Patrol, was investigating an accident on Highway 36 that allegedly involved speeds of 100 mph. The driver of the vehicle was believed to be under the influence of […]

Clinton County Chase starting in Daviess County

High-speed chase beginning in Daviess County results in multiple crashes, injuries to three children

Three children were injured and the driver of their vehicle was arrested on multiple counts, including excessive speeding, that ended in a three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday in Clinton County. The highway patrol identified the driver of a car as 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed of Kansas City. Three children in the car, whom the patrol said were […]

Accident involving alcohol

4-year-old child hurt in crash near Jameson; father accused of DWI

Two Jameson residents were hurt early Saturday night when a pickup truck overturned on Route P east of Jameson. A passenger, four-year-old Raylan Adkison was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.  The driver, 29-year-old Andrew Adkison was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with minor injuries. The accident occurred two miles […]

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Chillicothe Police Department conducts seatbelt and child restraint operation

It all started about 7:15 a.m. this Wednesday morning when the Chillicothe Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a seatbelt and child restraint enforcement operation. The CPD reports the operation was set to target parents and young drivers who were not using proper vehicle restraints for themselves and/or their child passengers and was conducted […]