CEDAR COUNTY, Mo. — Last Saturday evening a horse-drawn buggy was rear ended by a red GMC 1500 in a hit and run crash, north of Jericho Springs, Missouri.
According to evidence left at the scene the Missouri State Highway Patrol say it was a red: 1994 – 1998 GMC 1500 pickup/Yukon.
The crash occurred Oct. 16, 2021 about 8:15 p.m. on MO-97, 7 miles north of Jericho Springs in Cedar County. Both vehicles were traveling south when the driver of the red GMC collided into the rear of the horse-drawn buggy, throwing the 18-year-old female from the buggy. She was later flown to Springfield suffering life-threatening injuries.
“The driver of the red GMC fled the scene of the crash. Evidence at the scene indicate that the vehicle was red and a GMC 1500 and would have sustained substantial front end damage.” — MSHP
If you have information regarding the identity of the driver and or the vehicle, authorities ask you please contact either agency investigating. You may remain anonymous. Missouri State Highway Patrol – Troop D (417) 895-6868; Cedar County Sheriff’s office (417) 276-5133.
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