Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash near Polo sends two to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports two Excelsior Springs residents sustained serious injuries when they were ejected from a motorcycle one mile south of Polo early Saturday morning. Emergency medical services transported driver 35-year-old Dustin Cope and passenger 32-year-old Andrea Demboski to the Liberty Hospital. The motorcycle traveled north on Fawn Lake Drive at Hideaway Lake before […]

Fatal Crash

Stewartsville man killed in single-vehicle crash in DeKalb County

A Stewartsville man died Wednesday night in a single-vehicle crash in DeKalb County. The highway reports the victim, 39-year-old Thomas Peters, had been ejected from the pickup when it overturned five miles south of Stewartsville. Peters was eastbound on Northwest 348th Street when the pickup traveled off the north side of the road causing it […]

Fatal Crash

9-year-old child and woman killed, 3-year-old sent to hospital in crash on Highway 36

A woman and child from Kansas City died, and another child from Kansas City was injured as the result of a sport utility vehicle striking the towed unit of a heavy-duty semi-trailer truck at Cameron early Tuesday morning. The DeKalb County coroner pronounced Lathrop and Spearman-Lathrop dead at the scene about an hour after the […]

Fatal Crash

Pattonsburg man killed in motorcycle crash south of Bethany

A Pattonsburg man died as the result of a motorcycle crash eight miles south of Bethany on Friday morning shortly after 7:00 am. The Highway Patrol reports an ambulance transported 65-year-old Danny Daniel to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany where he was pronounced dead approximately two hours after the crash. The motorcycle traveled […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]