Sept. 16, 2022
Fatal motor vehicle crash
Springfield, Mo. - On Sept. 15, 2022 at 4:32 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of Interstate 44 and Kansas Expressway in reference to a two-vehicle crash.
A white 2020 Freightliner driven by Jasham Singh (22) of Queens, New York was traveling westbound on Interstate 44 approaching Kansas Expressway. A tan 2002 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Michael Brandon Smith (30) of Nixa was westbound on Interstate 44 in front of the Freightliner. The Chevrolet lost control changing lanes causing a collision between the two vehicles.
Smith was pronounced deceased on scene. His next of Kin has been notified.
The investigation is ongoing as to the circumstances involved in the crash. This was the 19th fatal motor vehicle crash in Springfield in 2022.
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SPD Case #: 22-29894
Media Contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement
417-380-3352 or [email protected]
Release authorized by: Lt. J. Anderson