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ight Fatalities Across Missouri Over New Year's Holiday

Weekend Weather Brings Fatalities and Serious Injuries in Missouri

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Predicted Snow Impacts Various Parts of Missouri Roadways According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were five car crash fatalities over the weekend. Local law enforcement also worked fatal crashes in addition to the MSHP.  The northern portion of the state received quite a bit more snow than did the…

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ight Fatalities Across Missouri Over New Year's Holiday

Eight Fatalities Across Missouri Over New Year’s Holiday

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Eight Road Fatalities over New Year’s Eve Holiday According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were eight fatalities across Missouri over the 2019 New Year’s holiday weekend. Of those fatalities, two fatalities were  pedestrian traffic fatalities. Of the six remaining car crash fatalities, all six were reported as not wearing seat belts. An additional…

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Serious Car and Motorcycle Crashes in Missouri

Weekend Includes Serious Car and Motorcycle Crashes in Missouri

Posted on September 20th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Multiple Injuries and Fatalities Across Missouri in Car Crashes and Motorcycle Crashes According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, last weekend was dangerous for those on the roadways.  There were many serious injuries and fatalities over the weekend involving car crashes and motorcycle crashes.   Statistically, Labor Day weekend (just two weeks prior) has much higher crash…

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Pedestrian Struck on I-55 in St. Louis Near Anheuser-Busch at Potomac

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Pedestrian Struck on NB I-55 According to reports, a pedestrian was struck on northbound Interstate 55 around 6:30 a.m. today as he was putting gas into his vehicle. While no other information was immediately available, we assume the man was refueling his vehicle perhaps after it ran out of gas on the roadway. …

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Second Fatal St. Louis Motorcycle Crash on Ashby Road, St. Louis County

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Two Fatal Motorcycle Crashes on Ashby Road in St. Louis/Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is during the month of May and not by chance.  The month of May brings much warmer temperatures and the return of the hum of motorcycles. Likewise, May usually sees a significant…

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Fatal Missouri Crashes Over Christmas Holiday

Posted on December 29th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a total of 491 crashes in Missouri over the weekend and included 125 injuries and five fatalities. MSHP also made 91 arrests for DWI’s over the holiday weekend and 49 drug arrest. Three of the fatalities occurred on December 23.  Additionally, a Springfield pedestrian…

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Halloween Hazards-Pedestrian Incidents and Drunk Drivers

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Common Injuries Over Halloween While Halloween is supposed to be scary and creepy, it is not supposed to be dangerous. Most parents worry about the sicko that taints trick-or-treater’s candy, but the greater dangers include to pedestrian accidents with vehicles and drunk drivers. Pedestrian Incidents Halloween is the biggest night…

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Three Fatal Crashes in Macon County, Illinois Over Weekend

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Three Unrelated Crashes Result in Three Fatalities in Macon County, IL Within 12 hours, three fatalities occurred on Macon County, Illinois roadways. All three motor vehicle crashes occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning. Police have indicated that alcohol is suspected as a factor in one of the incidents. Death…

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Numerous Missouri Holiday Weekend Crashes

Posted on April 20th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Increased Holiday Traffic Results in Motor Vehicle Crashes The Easter holiday weekend  was dangerous on the roadways.  According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, there were a high number of motor vehicle crashes beginning Thursday evening through Easter Sunday night and early morning. Friday, April 14, 2017, after 6 p.m. There were 10…

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Illinois Family Learned of Daughter’s Fatal Crash Online, Requests Graphic Photo Ban

Posted on October 24th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Illinois Families Deeply Concerned Over Graphic Photos of Dead Loved Ones Online A Downer’s Grove mother and several other parents are backing a law or at minimum, a “movement” to outlaw circulating graphic photos online of fatally injured motor vehicle crash victims. Frequently in our camera culture, we hear about family members…

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Missouri Car Crash Fatalities Increase Over Labor Day Weekend

Posted on September 6th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Car Crash Deaths Climb Above 2015 Fatalities In 2015, there were 10 people killed and 504 people injured on the roadways in Missouri over the Labor Day weekend.  The Missouri Highway Patrol released statistics of the traffic crashes from Labor Day weekend resulted in at least 15 deaths according to the Missouri Highway Patrol….

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Freshman Pedestrian Killed in Car Crash Near Harrisonville High School

Posted on September 1st, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Freshman Boy Tragically Killed While Walking Near School Cass County, Missouri – A freshman, age 14, died Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by the driver of an SUV on a sidewalk near Harrisonville High School. The crash occurred around 3 p.m. in the afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol,…

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Seven Car Crash Fatalities Over Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Memorial Day Weekend Was Predicted to be One of Most Dangerous Many groups including the National Safety Council predicted the 2016 Memorial Day weekend holiday to be one of the most deadly holiday weekends of the year for motor vehicle crashes.  Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer …

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Semi-Truck Side Swipes Tour Bus on Interstate 70

Posted on February 23rd, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Truck Shears Side of Bus on Interstate 70 Near Blue Springs, Missouri A tour bus apparently pulled semi-truck struck the bus shearing off the driver’s side of the bus, trapping two passengers. According to Sgt. Colin Stosberg of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, “Tractor trailer traveled off the main portion of…

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