August 1, 2022
Traffic fatality involving pedestrian
Springfield, Mo. – On July 30, 2022, at 10:37 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to a pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the area Madison Street and Holland Avenue.
Edward Carnell, 57, of Springfield, was found laying in the roadway with trauma to his head and body. The vehicle left the scene of the accident. Carnell was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His family has been notified.
Officers later located the suspect vehicle, but it was unoccupied. The investigation is on-going and the Springfield Police Department is still seeking the driver. Anyone with information about this incident should call 417-864-1810.
This was the 13th traffic fatality in Springfield in 2022.
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Case number: 22-24253
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Jeremy Ander