Traffic Accident

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 36

A Callao man sustained minor injuries when a pickup truck struck a farm tractor due to hazardous road conditions one-half mile west of Callao overnight (Tuesday 1:20 am). An ambulance transported tractor driver, 50-year-old Nathan Ford, to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old Dale Palmer, was not reported as injured. […]

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Two from Wheeling hurt in Linn County crash

An accident early Monday evening in Linn County injured two residents of Wheeling. Fifty-year-old Karla Knouse and her daughter, 22-year-old Alexis Knouse, received minor injuries and went to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Both women were using seat belts. The pickup driven by Karla Knouse was eastbound on Highway 36 when it went out of […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to fuel leak

Chillicothe firefighters on Saturday afternoon dealt with a fuel leak from a semi-trailer truck that had jack-knifed east of Chillicothe. Firefighters were dispatched to Highway 36 east of Livingston County Road 255 where the truck had jack-knifed and a fuel tank was punctured leaking approximately 45 gallons of fuel onto the ground.  Lieutenant Tracy Bradley said […]

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Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]

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Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

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 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]