Pedestrian accident

Pedestrian struck by car in Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a pedestrian sustained moderate injuries to her leg as the result of a vehicle striking her at the intersection of Jackson and Washington streets on Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 80-year-old Theresa Figg of Chillicothe to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment. A vehicle, driven by 51-year-old Christina George-Spainhour of […]

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 […]

Motorcycle Crash

Humphreys man injured after striking animal in roadway with motorcycle

A Humphreys resident was injured early Wednesday morning when the motorcycle he was operating struck an animal four miles west of Galt. Fifty-six-year-old Johnny Hines received moderate injuries and was taken by Grundy County Emergency Medical Services to Wright Memorial Hospital. An investigator with the patrol reports Hines was eastbound when he swerved the motorcycle […]

Backpack Buddies Mini Golf Fundraiser

Miniature golf event raises nearly $5,000 for Backpack Buddies

A miniature golf event and associated activities at Trenton on Saturday raised money to support the backpack buddies weekend food programs of Grundy and Livingston Counties. The Regional Nurse Practice Council for Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report a total of $4,717.00 was raised during events held at Johnny Popper’s mini-golf and the […]

Boating Accident V2

Two from northwest missouri escape injury in boating accident at Lake of the Ozarks

The highway patrol reports two northwest Missouri residents went into the water when their boat overturned at the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. Fifty-two-year-old Jeff Wilson and 53-year-old Jennifer Wilson, from the Andrew County town of Bolckow, were checked by emergency medical services at the scene and released. The accident happened at about 5 […]