Deadly Crash

One dead, one injured in 4-vehicle crash near Carrollton

A Hannibal man died and a Pittsfield, Illinois woman sustained moderate injuries as the result of a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles near Carrollton on Friday afternoon. The body of 57-year-old Bradley Griggs was transported to Frontier Forensics. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Carroll County Chief Deputy Erik Dempsey about five minutes […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Ashley Avenue

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded with one engine and four personnel to a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning. Captain Tracy Bradley reports firefighters found the engine compartment of a sport utility vehicle fully engulfed in flames and backed into the driveway at 101 Ashley Avenue. The Chillicothe Police Department reportedly tried to put out the […]

Underage Drinking and Driving DWI

Milan man demolishes SUV in Saturday crash; accused of DWI

A Milan man was hurt Saturday night when the compact sports utility vehicle he was driving overturned west of Milan. Sixty-three-year-old Thomas Miller was taken to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan and then transferred to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The accident happened two miles west of Milan on River Road as the […]

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Teenager and 4-year-old sent to hospital after crash near Linneus

The Highway Patrol reports two Linneus residents sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned after trying to avoid an animal in the road one mile north of Linneus Wednesday morning. A four-year-old male and 17-year-old Melissa Stanphill were taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. The driver, 46-year-old Tammy Stanphill […]

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Carrollton woman injured in single-vehicle crash

A Carrollton resident, 21-year-old Makayla Bowlen, received what the highway patrol called moderate injuries in a single-vehicle, rollover, accident in Chariton County. The highway patrol report noted she was taken by ambulance to the Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Ms. Bowlen was westbound when the sports utility vehicle (Chevy Trail Blazer) she was driving went off […]

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Crash northwest of Cameron sends one to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Maysville man sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove was struck by a pickup truck ten miles northwest of Cameron Thursday afternoon. Emergency medical services transported 50-year-old James James to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Pickup driver 17-year-old Marshall Kennedy of Cameron was reported as not injured. Both […]