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10-year-old injured in crash on Spruce Street in Ridgeway

The Highway Patrol reports a Ridgeway girl sustained minor injuries when the car in which she was a passenger struck a van in Ridgeway Thursday morning. Ten-year-old Violet McClellan did not seek immediate medical attention. The driver, 63-year-old Gary O’Dell, and passenger, 56-year-old Becky O’Dell, did not report any injuries. The car traveled east on […]

Head-on Crash

Head-on crash in Harrison County injures two

The highway patrol reports one vehicle crossed the center line leading to a head-on collision with a second vehicle Monday morning in southeast Harrison County. The two drivers were injured and taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Injuries were reported as moderate for 32-year-old Rachel Flowers of Gilman City and minor for 82-year-old […]

Traffic Accident

Patrol reports vehicle demolished in Ray County crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident in Ray County Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 74-year-old Glennda Martin to the Excelsior Springs Hospital. Martin drove west on Route D when the car reportedly crossed the center line east of Route BB, ran off the left side of […]

Rollover Crash

Pattonsburg teen hurt in rollover crash on Route W

A rollover accident in Harrison County Thursday afternoon, four miles northwest of Bethany, injured a teenager from Pattonsburg. The highway patrol reports 17-year-old Juan Hughes received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Hughes was driving southbound on Harrison County Route W when the car began to skid, […]

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Chillicothe teen injured in crash on Route C

A Chillicothe teenager was injured late Thursday afternoon in a rollover accident one mile south of Utica. Nineteen-year-old Sarah Murphy received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center. The state patrol reports 18-year-old Skylar Loucks of Chillicothe was driving northbound on Livingston County Route C when the pickup failed to safely […]

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 […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department releases results of “Click It or Ticket” operation

According to Rick Sampsel, Assistant Police Chief, the Chillicothe Police Department ticketed one motorist for not wearing a seat belt during the February 14 “Click It or Ticket“ Mobilization. Law enforcement agencies throughout Missouri participated in this statewide effort to get more motorists to buckle up—and save more lives. During the enforcement effort, officers issued […]