Springfield, Mo - On July 29, 2023, at approximately 4:15 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Sunshine St. and McCurry St.
A 2019 Ford F350 driven by 30-year-old Jordan Crockett of Clever was eastbound on Sunshine St. and entered the intersection, hitting a northbound 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 37-year-old Justin Richards of Springfield.
Richards was pronounced dead at the scene. Richards’ family has been notified.
The pregnant front passenger of the Grand Prix, 31-year-old Trisha Gulick of Springfield, was transported to Cox South Hospital where she and her baby were pronounced dead. Gulick’s family has also been notified.
The circumstances in the crash are under investigation.
Anyone with any information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make any anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS or online at p3tips.com.
This is Springfield’s 16th fatal motor vehicle crash in 2023.
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Case number: 23-23121
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Jeremy Anderson