Springfield, Mo. – On August 1, 2023, at 12:48 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Grant and Kearney.
Ryan Brinkman, 35, of Springfield, was driving a 2011 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle eastbound on Kearney, just west of Grant. As Brinkman entered the intersection, a westbound white 2010 Nissan Rogue, driven by Melelini McIntyre, 36, of Springfield, entered the intersection. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.
Brinkman was transported to the hospital where he later died. Brinkman’s family has been notified.
The circumstances of the crash are under investigation.
Anyone with any information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS or online at p3tips.com.
This incident is Springfield’s 17th fatal crash in 2023.
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SPD Case #: 23-23436
Media Chris Swaters Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt Jeremy Anderson