18-Wheel truck big rig

Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

Crash and accident graphic

Two injured in crash south of Moberly on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a Moberly man and a Brookfield woman sustained injuries when a car struck a pickup truck two miles south of Moberly Thursday morning. Forty-five-year-old Crista Barton drove the car south on U. S. Highway 63 when the pickup was driven by 48-year-old Mark Churchill reportedly pulled into the car’s path before […]

Fatal Accident

One dead, one injured in Macon County motorcycle crash

The highway patrol reports a motorcycle struck a deer resulting in two persons from Bevier being thrown off the motorcycle in Macon County Thursday night killing one of the individuals and hospitalizing another. The operator of the motorcycle, 74-year-old Phillip Long of Bevier received serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia while […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Higginsville man life-flighted after ATV crash

A Higginsville resident was injured Monday night in Carroll County when the Polaris ATV he was operating struck a gate ejecting him from the vehicle. Twenty-two-year-old Marcus Hayes was flown by medical helicopter (Lifeflight Eagle)┬áto University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The accident happened at 8:15 on private property off Carroll County Road 239. […]