18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rig overturns on Highway 116 on-ramp

A truck driver was injured this morning in a rollover Clinton County accident. Fifty-eight-year-old Bryon Crawford of McFall was transported by ambulance to the Liberty Hospital with minor injuries. A trooper reports the truck had stopped on the shoulder of the on-ramp from Highway 116 to southbound Interstate 35. He exited the driver’s seat and […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash near Excelsior Springs injures KC woman

A Kansas City resident was hurt when the motorcycle she was a passenger on overturned near Excelsior Springs. Sixty-four-year-old Deborah Holden-Johnson was taken to Liberty hospital with moderate injuries. The operator of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Leroy Booker of Excelsior Springs, was not reported hurt. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Route Y near Excelsior Springs […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

An Independence man, 30-year old Dereck Cornish, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Caldwell County. Cornish was accused of felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest by fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. There also was a Jackson County warrant accusing Cornish of failure to appear relating to resisting arrest. No injuries were reported […]

Crash and accident graphic

Lathrop woman injured in overnight crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Lathrop woman sustained serious injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove slid on ice and overturned in Holt overnight on February 27. Holt Fire and Rescue transported 22-year-old Erica Cawthon to the Liberty Hospital. The SUV traveled west on Route PP before it slid off the south side of […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rigs crash on I-35 in Harrison County

Residents of Georgia and Nebraska were injured early Thursday morning in an Interstate 35 accident in Harrison county involved two tractor trailers. A Freightliner driven by a Minneapolis, Minnesota man, 45-year-old Abdurazaq Jama, had already jack-knifed in a crash causing the semi and towed unit to block a majority of the southbound Interstate. A Peterbilt […]

Fatal Crash

One killed, two injured in Clinton County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a Clinton County collision Monday night three miles east of Lathrop. Seventy-nine-year-old Leonard Vanderpool of Cowgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people from Cameron in another vehicle were taken by two emergency medical service units to Liberty Hospital. Fifty-eight-year-old Fang Ming and 16-year-old Anna […]