Category Archives: Accidents

Patrol Reports Five Fatalities During New Year’s Counting Period

Written on January 7, 2016 at 12:12 pm, by

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that there were five fatalities during the New Year’s holiday counting period from 6 p.m., Thursday, December 31, 2015 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016. Troopers investigated 235 traffic crashes which included 59 injuries and all five of the fatalities. In addition, troopers made 109 arrests for driving […]

Arbela Man Hurt in Roll-Over Crash

Written on January 5, 2016 at 4:33 pm, by

An Arbela man escaped a roll-over crash on January 2nd in Scotland County with just minor injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Keith D. Sperry, 29,  was westbound on Route E two miles west of Wyaconda when the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee that he was driving, ran off the left side of the […]

Flash Floods Make Holiday Travel Deadly Across Missouri

Written on January 5, 2016 at 3:34 pm, by

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two people died in traffic crashes and seven people drowned over the Christmas holiday counting period–from 6 p.m., Thursday, December 24, 2015 to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, December 27, 2015. During this year’s 78-hour counting period, the Patrol investigated 282 traffic crashes, which included 78 injuries and the two fatalities. […]

Hannibal Man Injured in Crash on Highway 136

Written on December 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm, by

Monday’s inclement weather was blamed for at least one accident in Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a Hannibal man was injured in a two-car crash on Highway 136 at 11:10 a.m. on December 28th. Jesse R. Lochman, 22, was westbound on Highway 136 four miles east of Arbela in a 1999 […]

Patrol Reports Nine Fatalities Over 2015 Thanksgiving Holiday 

Written on December 2, 2015 at 9:11 am, by

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015. Troopers investigated 544 traffic crashes, which included 150 injuries. In addition, troopers arrested 99 people for driving while impaired. During the 2014 Thanksgiving holiday, troopers investigated […]

Arbela Man Hurt in Clark County Crash

Written on November 17, 2015 at 11:39 pm, by

An Arbela man was injured in a one-vehicle accident in Clark County at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bo A. Redding, 24, was northbound on Route K, 3.5 miles north of Luray when he lost control of the 2004 Ford Focus he was driving. The vehicle traveled […]

Canton Driver Collides With Trees

Written on November 17, 2015 at 11:35 pm, by

A Canton man was hurt in a one-car accident in rural Scotland County Thursday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Dustin M. Bookout, 20, was westbound on County Road 454 in a 2003 Jeep when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck several trees. Bookout suffered minor injuries. […]

Memphis Teen Injured in Crash Avoiding Deer

Written on October 20, 2015 at 10:26 am, by

A Memphis teenager suffered minor injuries in an early-morning accident in Scotland County when his car overturned after attempting to avoid a deer. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Quinton S. Ashburn, 17, was westbound on Highway 136, one mile west of Memphis at 1:30 a.m. on October 17th when he swerved to miss […]

Memphis Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 15

Written on September 15, 2015 at 11:20 pm, by

A Memphis woman was killed in an early morning crash on Highway 15 north of town on September 9th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Paula Thomson, 54, died when the 1999 Buick LeSabre she was driving ran off the roadway and struck a tree. The accident occurred at 6:35 a.m. on Highway 15, […]

Two Gorin Residents Hurt in Clark County Crash

Written on September 10, 2015 at 11:17 am, by

Two Gorin residents were hurt in a one-vehicle accident in Clark County on Friday, September 4th at 6:25 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Dustin A. Forquer, 40, was westbound on Highway 136, four miles west of Kahoka when the 2015 Kia Optima he was driving traveled off the right side of the […]