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  • Griz FB player's attorney: Client not drunk, had concussion

    April 18, 2012 3:25 PM

    MISSOULA- A University of Montana Grizzly football player's attorney says a head injury caused his client to stagger and give officers a wrong name after a rollover crash on Hillview Way in February. Brian Maus was charged with DUI after investigators say he drove off the road, rolled his... more »
  • Police: Speed factor in fatal Missoula crash

    September 5, 2011 6:50 PM

    MISSOULA - Missoula Police say Friday's double fatal crash on Brooks Street is still under investigation, but they do know the motorcyclist who died was speeding. The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brooks Street and Dore Lane. The driver of the car was turning left... more »
  • 3 hurt in Missoula Brooks Street crash

    September 2, 2011 4:39 PM

    MISSOULA- Traffic along Brooks Street near the intersection of Dore Lane is delayed as emergency crews work to clear a car vs. motorcycle accident. Our reporter on the scene says that three people, two in the passenger car and one on the motorcycle, were taken to the hospital with... more »
  • Missoula woman charged for crashing into playground

    August 3, 2011 3:09 PM

    MISSOULA- A local woman is facing misdemeanor charges after crashing through a power box and a playground. Ronda Smith is being charged for filing a false report and for traffic violations. Missoula Police say residents at an apartment complex on Stephens Avenue reported the crash around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday.... more »
  • 2 taken to hospital after Missoula crash

    July 15, 2011 8:26 AM

    MISSOULA- Two people who were involved in an early Friday morning car crash on Orange Street are said to be okay. The Missoula Police Department reports that accident happened near Orange Street Food Farm at around 3 a.m. Friday when the driver lost control of the vehicle. Both... more »
  • Lolo teen hospitalized after crashing on Highway 93

    March 20, 2011 4:47 PM

    MISSOULA - A 16-year-old from Lolo is in the hospital after crashing into a truck while trying to make a U-turn on U.S. Highway 93 Sunday morning. The Montana Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened around 8:30 a.m. just north of Blue Mountain Road. The male driver... more »
  • 1 taken to Missoula hospital after being hit by bus

    February 23, 2011 11:34 AM

    MISSOULA - One person was taken to a Missoula hospital after being hit by a University of Montana Park-and-Ride bus. The crash happened shortly after 9 o'clock Wednesday morning near the intersection of South Avenue and Gerald Street. Police say the bus slid on the ice, hit a... more »
  • Missoula crash sends 4 people to hospital

    January 6, 2011 2:17 AM

    MISSOULA - Four people were taken to the hospital after a car crash on North Reserve Street which happened just before 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Missoula Police Lieutenant Geron Wade told us that a man driving a white truck north on Reserve Street attempted to turn left onto Tina Avenue... more »
  • Winter conditions cause Western Montana crashes

    January 2, 2011 8:10 PM

    MISSOULA - Icy roads and new snow caused a number of wrecks across Western Montana on Sunday, but so far no one has died on Montana roadways in the new year. Missoula area emergency officials say they've been very busy, including the Montana Highway Patrol, which tended to a late... more »
  • 2 vehicle crash slows traffic on Reserve Street Bridge

    December 30, 2010 3:18 PM

    MISSOULA - A two vehicle on one of the city's busiest roads snarled traffic over the lunch hour on Thursday. The Reserve Street Bridge near Mullan Road was closed down early Thursday afternoon because of a two vehicle accident. Law enforcement on the scene tells us a passenger... more »
  • Missoula crash leads to felony charges

    December 28, 2010 6:08 PM

    MISSOULA - A man who is accused of driving drunk, rolling his vehicle over several times with young children in the car and nearly severing his passenger's arm is facing numerous felony charges. Wayne Munnell is facing four counts of criminal endangerment, one count of assault and one count... more »
  • Witness recounts helping driver who plunged into Clark Fork River

    December 15, 2010 9:02 PM

    MISSOULA - One of the three men who pulled out the driver who plunged into the Clark Fork River late Tuesday night, says he doesn't remember feeling cold when he decided to jump into the river and help with the rescue. Jason Loman, 30, of Missoula was southbound on the... more »
  • Several taken to hospital after Missoula crash

    December 12, 2010 1:37 PM

    MISSOULA - Several people were taken to the hospital after a Sunday morning crash on East Broadway. The two vehicle crash happened near the Creekside Apartments at 10:45 a.m. in what appeared to be head-on collision. Missoula police temporarily blocked off the area of the accident, causing people... more »
  • Pedestrian hit by car at busy Missoula intersection

    December 1, 2010 8:26 PM

    MISSOULA - A pedestrian was hit by a car just before 6:00 o'clock Wednesday evening at the intersection of South Reserve and Brooks streets. Traffic headed toward Lolo on Brooks was at a standstill and could not go beyond Reserve as emergency crews worked at the scene. Meanwhile,... more »
  • Missoula crash snarls Reserve Street traffic

    November 24, 2010 3:25 PM

    MISSOULA - A woman was taken to St. Patrick Hospital and traffic was backed up on Reserve Street Bridge after a truck hit a car head-on Wednesday. Missoula police Lieutenant Scott Brodie says the accident happened around 10:00 a.m. when a truck heading north on the Reserve Street Bridge... more »
  • Bus, car collide in Missoula

    November 17, 2010 11:08 AM

    MISSOULA - Students and staff on their way to the University may have passed an early morning accident on Arthur Street just after 8 a.m. Corporal Bob Campbell with the Missoula Police Department says a woman failed to yield at a stop sign on Central Avenue and hit a... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 jailed after late night Missoula car crash

    October 27, 2010 7:46 AM

    MISSOULA - One man died and another ended up behind bars after a late Tuesday night car crash. Sergeant Jerry Odlin with the Missoula Police Department says officers responded to a vehicle accident at South Orange Street and Sixth Street West just before 11 o'clock. When officers arrived... more »
  • Motorcycle accident closes UM street

    October 18, 2010 2:10 PM

    MISSOULA - A major street adjacent on the University of Montana was closed later Monday morning as authorities investigated the cause of an accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle. The crash happened at around 11 a.m. on Campus Drive, near the school's Adams Center, a street which handles... more »
  • Missoula crash sends 2 to hospital

    September 30, 2010 7:29 AM

    MISSOULA - Two people ended up in the hospital following an early Thursday morning crash on Missoula's northside. Missoula Police Sergeant Jerry Odlin says a truck hit a parked car about one block north of the Scott Street Bridge just after 4 a.m. The man and woman were... more »
  • Missoula girl hit by car, taken to hospital

    September 28, 2010 1:37 PM

    MISSOULA - A young girl was taken to St. Patrick Hospital on Tuesday morning after being hit by a car on Brooks Street near Freemos Pizza. Missoula police say the girl and her brother were pushing their bikes across Brooks Street at around 8 a.m. when a car heading... more »
  • 7 year old killed in Missoula accident, school responds

    September 20, 2010 8:37 AM

    MISSOULA - The Montana Highway Patrol says the driver of the pick up who hit and killed a 7-year-old girl Sunday night may not have seen her because his vision was obstructed. The accident happened at about 7 o'clock near Target Range Elementary School. MHP reports the victim... more »
  • Man pleads guilty for role in fatal Turah crash

    May 26, 2010 2:56 PM

    MISSOULA - A Missoula man pleaded guilty in District Court Wednesday morning for his part in a fatal crash near Turah almost two years ago. Matthew Chase pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment and misdemeanor charges. The Montana Highway Patrol says in August of 2008 Chase reached speeds of... more »
  • I-90 rollover slows Missoula traffic

    May 20, 2010 3:43 PM

    MISSOULA - Traffic was briefly delayed on Interstate 90 East in Missoula after a Dodge pickup truck pulling a trailer full of sand rolled over early Thursday afternoon. The Montana Highway Patrol reports that witnesses saw a tire go flat on the trailer, causing it to fishtail near the Reserve... more »
  • Driver sought in Miller Creek crash

    April 9, 2010 9:09 AM

    The Missoula Police Depratment is searching for the driver of a 2001 Ford truck who crashed his vehicle into a fence and fled the scene. The crash happened just before 3 a.m. near 4775 Miller Creek Road and Missoula Police Sergeant Sandy Kosena says the driver of the truck... more »
  • One hurt in Mullan Road crash

    April 9, 2010 8:51 AM

    MISSOULA - A 26 year old Missoula woman is recovering from injuries she received after rolling her car over early Friday morning. Missoula Police Sergeant Sandy Kosena says that at around 1:45 a.m., officers responded to the crash located near 4155 Mullan Road. She says the woman rolled... more »
  • Crash ties up Highway 93 traffic

    April 7, 2010 10:35 AM

    MISSOULA - A Wednesday morning crash tied up traffic coming into Missoula on U.S. Highway 93. Several vehicles were involved in the accident, which happened just after 8 a.m. near Miller Creek Road. At least one person was loaded into an ambulance and one lane of northbound traffic was... more »
  • Plea entered in Missoula hit and run case

    January 5, 2010 6:18 PM

    The children of a woman killed in a Missoula hit and run accident sat teary-eyed in court Tuesday afternoon as the man accused of killing their mother pleaded guilty to leaving the scene and careless driving. Prosecutors say witnesses saw Warren Harris hit Beverly Felton at the intersection of... more »

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