Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Hydroplaning accident or crash

Two Bethany women hurt after car hydroplanes and overturns

The Highway Patrol reports two Bethany women sustained serious injuries as the result of a vehicle hydroplaning and overturning seven miles south of Pattonsburg on Friday night. The wife of the driver, 45-year-old Stephanie Oneal and another passenger, 31-year-old Merana Weakley-Velazquez, were transported by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The driver, 45-year-old Jeffrey Oneal […]

Rollover Crash

Chillicothe woman injured during rollover crash on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe woman sustained minor injuries when her 2005 PT Cruiser overturned on Highway 36 at Mooresville Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 48-year-old Jennifer Simmons to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The vehicle traveled west on Highway 36 before its right wheels reportedly edged off the road and into the […]

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Vehicle leaves the scene of the crash after striking Galt teenager’s vehicle

A Galt teenager sustained injuries when the car she drove was reportedly struck by another vehicle two miles west of Galt on Friday morning. The Patrol reports an ambulance transported 18-year-old Danielle Whitcher to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton with minor injuries. The car traveled west on Highway 6 before it was allegedly struck in […]

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Teenager hospitalized after crashing on Highway 11 in Linn County

A teenager from Liberty was injured Thursday afternoon when he drove off Highway 11 in Linn County resulting in the vehicle overturning and striking a utility pole six miles north of Saint Catherine. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Kane was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The sports utility […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]