Deadly Crash

ATV crash in Adair County claims the life one, another life-flighted to Columbia

An all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday evening in southwest Adair County has claimed the life of one man and injured another. The accident at 5:45 pm occurred on Highway 11, four miles to the east of Winigan. The highway patrol reports 35-year-old Nicholas Hauser of Washington, Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair […]

Fatal Crash

Crash near Edinburg kills Trenton man, another life-flighted to Kansas City

A single-vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon on Highway 146 near Edinburg has claimed the life of a Trenton resident and hospitalized another resident. Sixty-nine-year-old Lindell J. Willey was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grundy County Coroner. A passenger, 58-year-old Pamela K. Holsted received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Brookfield man life-flighted to Columbia after motorcycle strikes deer

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle he drove struck a deer and ejected him from the vehicle on Friday night. An air ambulance transported 29-year-old Douglas Palmer to the University Hospital in Columbia. The motorcycle traveled south on Route M one and a half miles north of Brookfield […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Laredo man life-flighted to Kansas City after ATV overturns, accused of DWI

A Laredo man received serious injuries when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating overturned off a county road east of Chula. Twenty-four-year-old Clint Foster was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The accident happened shortly after midnight Saturday night five miles east of Chula as the ATV was eastbound on […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Carrollton man life-flighted to Liberty Hospital after crashing on Route D

A Carrollton man was injured Monday evening when, troopers say, the northbound vehicle he was driving went off a lettered route, struck a culvert and overturned on to its top. Fifty-five-year-old Robert McDowell received moderate injuries and was flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to the Liberty Hospital. McDowell was not using a seat belt […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Motorcyclist crashes into SUV, life-flighted to hospital in Columbia

The highway patrol reports the driver of a motorcycle was injured in a rural southwest Carroll County accident. Fifty-two-year-old Jeffrey Vogan of Huntsville was listed with serious injuries and flown by air ambulance to University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Wright, the driver of the SUV wasn’t hurt during the crash. Vogan had been northbound […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Tire blows out on concrete truck southeast of Harris; driver from Milan life-flighted to Des Moines

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan man sustained serious injuries when a tire blew out on a concrete truck, and it overturned five miles southeast of Harris on Friday morning. An air ambulance transported Luis Gama-Tovar to the Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa. The concrete truck traveled west on Route E before the […]

Lifeflight Eagle

8-year-old falls from pickup tailgate; Life-flighted to Children’s Mercy Hospital

The Highway Patrol reports an eight-year-old boy from Hamilton fell from the tailgate of a pickup early Sunday evening while on private property off Route CC five miles north of Hamilton. Alex Rich received moderate injuries and was flown by LifeFlight Eagle to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Investigators report the boy was sitting […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Teenagers from Cowgill life-flighted after crash on Highway 116

Two teenagers from Cowgill were injured late Sunday morning when the vehicle they were in, and a pickup truck, collided on Highway 116 in Caldwell County. Eighteen-year-old Justin Blakely, as well as for the passenger, 18-year-old Riley Coon both received serious injuries and were flown by LifeFlight Eagle to the Truman Medical Center. The driver […]