Tag Archives: Accident

Vehicle Rear Ended on Highway 136 Sending Two to Hospital

Two area residents were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 136, eight miles east of Memphis at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, August 9th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Richard W. Fischer, 61, of Memphis was westbound on Highway 136 in a 2007 Chevy Uplander and was slowed to make a right hand […]

Local Woman Helps Save Kayaker, Dog in Boating Accident on Des Moines River

A Memphis woman was in the right place at the right time last week to aid a kayaker and her canine companion and avert a disaster. Tammy Wheeler was helping a friend unload a boat at the boat dock near the Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, IA when they first spotted the kayak approaching the Main […]

Memphis Man Ejected When Motorcycle Strikes Deer

A Memphis man was hurt in an early morning motorcycle crash in rural Scotland County on Wednesday, May 23rd. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert A. Tinkle, 35, was eastbound on Route CC, one mile east of Route B at 5:10 a.m. when the 2006 Harley Davidson he was riding struck a deer […]

Quincy Man Hurt in Crash on Highway 15 Near Memphis

A Quincy man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 15 north of Memphis at 10:25 a.m. on Saturday, February 17th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Beau Becraft, 29, of Quincy, IL, was southbound on Highway 15 just north of Memphis when the 2004 Buick LeSabre he was driving, ran off […]

Keokuk Woman Hurt in Crash Near Granger

A Keokuk, IA woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Scotland County on Monday, January 8th at 10:00 a.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nadeen L. Finch, 66, was eastbound on Highway 136, one mile east of Granger, in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 when she fell asleep and drove off the left […]

Deer Hunter Electrocuted, Seriously Hurt in Fall

A Fulton man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when he was electrocuted while working on a deer stand in rural Scotland County. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Case Simerl, 26, was installing tin on the roof of an elevated deer blind when the sheet of metal contacted an overhead power line, electrocuting Simerl […]

Rutledge Woman Hurt in Crash on Route A

A Rutledge woman sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Scotland County at 7:20 a.m. on Friday, September 29th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Neta L. Phillips, 70, was hurt when the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina she was driving eastbound on Route A, rear ended a 2014 Ford E350. Both vehicles came to […]

Three Memphis Residents Hurt When Van Hits Backhoe

Three Memphis residents were injured when a backhoe pulled into the path of their minivan on Highway 136 in Clark County two miles west of Luray  at 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, David A. Herman, 61, of Holland, IA was westbound on Highway 136 in a 2011 […]

Hannibal Man Seriously Hurt When ATV Strikes Deer

A Hannibal man suffered serious injuries when he was thrown from his ATV Saturday night after the vehicle struck a deer. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Rodney J. Kagel, 45, was driving a Yamaha 350 ATV on County Road 369, 13 miles southwest of Memphis, when a deer crossed the road. The ATV […]

Memphis Man Air Evaced From Crash Scene

A Memphis man was flown by helicopter from a crash scene north of Memphis on Friday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Greg Shelley, 58, was seriously injured when the 2004 Buick LeSabre he was driving went off the right side of the roadway and overcorrected before traveling off the left side of […]