FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash in which a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the 600 block of East Kearney Street at approximately 11:10 p.m. on Friday, June 10. The bicyclist received critical injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The involved vehicle which left the scene of the crash was described as a white older model Ford Explorer or Expedition. The driver of the vehicle was described as a “skinny” black male. Investigators are attempting to locate and identify this driver as they continue to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information that would assist in locating or identifying the driver of the white vehicle is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or CrimeStoppers at 417-869-TIPS (417-869-8477).
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Case number: 16-23547
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters