FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department was dispatched to a serious injury crash near S. Glenstone Avenue and E. Cherry Street at 7:01 a.m. on Oct. 27. A 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Dawson Anderson, 19, of Springfield, was southbound on Glenstone Avenue when it struck a pedestrian, Alicia Lambeth, 31, of Springfield, who was pushing a bicycle westbound across S. Glenstone Avenue, south of the intersection. Lambeth was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Next of kin has been notified. There is no evidence of impairment at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.
This marks the fifteenth fatality crash in Springfield for 2017. Of the fatalities, five were pedestrians.
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Case number: 17-47855
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Sgt. Greg McKinney