FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2019
SPD Investigates W. Elfindale Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On April 15, 2019, at 11:31 a.m., Springfield Police Officers responded to a call for a motor vehicle accident at 1707 W. Elfindale.
At this time, it is believed that the driver suffered an apparent medical episode while backing out of her garage, striking several objects before eventually crossing Elfindale and colliding into a local business.
Life-saving measures were performed on the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
Next of kin notifications have been made and the victim has been identified as 84-year-old Elaine E. Gould of Springfield. No one else was injured in this incident.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 417-864-TIPS (8477)
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Case number: 19-14032
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Lt. Robert Byrne