December 04, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality accident claims one life

On 12/4/13, at approximately 2:03 p.m., an accident occurred near the intersection of Kimbrough Avenue and Sunset Street. The accident involved a 2000 Dodge Durango traveling westbound on Sunset Street and a 1995 Chevrolet Lumina traveling eastbound. Preliminary information indicates the Durango crossed the centerline and struck the Lumina head-on. The driver of Lumina sustained critical injuries while the passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries. Both were transported to an area Hospital.

At approximately 3:00pm, Christine Holder (59 years of age) of Springfield, was pronounced deceased.

The Springfield Police Department's Traffic Section is currently conducting the investigation into the cause of the accident.

SPD Case #13-51198
Media Contact: Vance Holland, Captain
O: 864-1722
Release authorized by: CPT Holland

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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