Crashes on I-44 Jump after Lanes Narrowed

As the lanes on Interstate 44 in St. Louis County have narrowed, the number of car crashes on the same stretch of highway has expanded. According to an analysis of Missouri Highway Patrol crash data by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the number of nonfatal injury and non-injury crashes on I-44 has jumped 27 percent since […]

Six Charges Filed after Series of Car Crashes

A Springfield police officer who was involved in a series of car crashes on a single day now faces six criminal charges, the Springfield News-Leader reports. On Sept. 23, Joseph N. Motte, 54, was getting onto Interstate 44 near Waynesville when his car crashed into a tractor trailer. Despite the collision, Motte was able to […]

Operation Safe Ride Leads to Tickets, Arrests

The primary goal of Operation Safe Ride is to educate motorists of the inherent dangers that motorcycle riders face while driving in traffic. In July, the Springfield Police Department launched Operation Safe Ride which aims to reduce motorcycle-related crashes. In late August, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol joined the effort. […]