18-Wheel truck big rig

Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]

Fatal Crash

1 killed, 2 injured in fatal crash near Salisbury

The Highway Patrol reports one person died and two others sustained serious injuries as the result of a van striking a pickup truck four miles south of Salisbury Thursday morning. Twenty-one-year-old Abudu Kagina of Columbia reportedly attempted to pass several vehicles on southbound Highway 129 when her van hit the driver’s side of the pickup, […]


Bucklin man injured in crash on Highway 129

The Highway Patrol reports a Bucklin man sustained moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident south of Bucklin Friday morning. Fifty-three-year-old Clifford Wells traveled north on Missouri 129 when his car ran off the right side of the road and struck a fence, causing the car extensive damage. An ambulance transported Wells to Pershing Memorial Hospital […]


Unionville teen hurt in crash on Highway 129

A Unionville teenager was injured early today when a car ran off Highway 129, overturned, and struck a fence. 16-year-old Madeline Pinson was taken by private auto to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville minor injuries. It was 12:50 Wednesday morning when the single-vehicle accident happened approximately four miles southeast of Unionville. The southbound car, which […]

Seatbelt on road

6 injured in crash at intersection south of Bucklin

The Highway Patrol reports injuries ranged from minor to moderate for six people injured Tuesday evening when two vehicles collided at a Linn County intersection.  All were taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital. The accident at 6:15 in the evening occurred at the junction of Highway 36 and Missouri Highway 129 one mile south of Bucklin. Involved […]

Rollover accident

Tuesday morning accident injures Unionville teen

A Unionville resident was hurt this (Tuesday) morning when the car he was driving overturned off Highway 129 approximately four miles northeast of Unionville. Sixteen-year old Trey Maddaleno of flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Highway Patrol said he had serious injuries. The southbound car went off the right […]

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle crash injures two near Salisbury

A motorcycle accident Thursday night, July 7th, in Chariton County, injured the driver and his passenger.  The state patrol reports 47-year-old Randall Watts of Macon received serious injuries. His passenger, 46-year-old Stacey Sipe of Excello, had moderate injuries. Both were transported to University Hospital in Columbia.  The northbound motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve, ran […]