FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Feb. 20 at 6:58 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of West Bypass and Battlefield regarding a motor vehicle crash.
A white 2018 Jeep Renegade, driven by Amy Cummings (53 of Republic), was southbound on West Bypass, and made a left turn to go eastbound on Battlefield. The Jeep was struck by a northbound black 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Riley W. Fly (19, of Rogersville). Fly was transported to Cox South Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The driver of the Jeep was transported by EMS for moderate injuries.
The family Fly has been notified.
Anyone with any information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department.
The investigation is ongoing as to the circumstances involved in the crash. This was the sixth fatality motor vehicle crash in Springfield in 2023.
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SPD Case #: 23-5168
Media Contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information and Civic Engagement
Release authorized by: Major Parton