At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, the Macon Police Department and other emergency responders responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving an ambulance at the intersection of Missouri Street and Briggs Drive. According to physical evidence, verbal statements from drivers and witness information, this accident occurred as vehicle one, a pickup truck driven by Katherine Krohn of Macon, was traveling Eastbound on Briggs Drive entering the intersection at Missouri Street and struck Seth Dimmitt of Kirksville, which was traveling Southbound on Missouri St within the intersection of Briggs Dr. Vehicle two, an Adair County Ambulance with emergency lights and siren activated, was transporting a patient at the time of the accident. Upon impact vehicle one traveled in a Southeast direction striking the curbing of the concrete traffic barrier, traveled across the concrete traffic barrier, crossed the right turning lane from Missouri St to Briggs Drive, struck another curb, traveled through an abandoned area and came to rest after striking a concrete traffic barrier. Upon impact, vehicle two traveled in a Southeast direction striking the curb of the concrete traffic barrier, then traveled onto the concrete traffic barrier and struck a highway traffic sign post/support and came to rest.
Katherine Krohn, Seth Dimmitt, and Zachary Springer, a passenger of vehicle two, suffered probable/non-apparent injuries and were transported by Macon County Ambulance to Samaritan Hospital. A second passenger of vehicle two (ambulance patient) sustained no injury from the accident, however his initial transport was finished by Macon County Ambulance.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene The Macon Police Department was assisted by the Macon County Ambulance, City of Macon Fire Department, Macon County Rescue Squad, Macon County Sheriff's Department and MoDOT.