FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SPD is requesting assistance with locating a vehicle related to the fatality crash that occurred near South Campbell and West Republic on July 18, 2019, at 6:54 p.m.
The attached photographs show the vehicle involved with the theft of the stolen Budget Truck Rental box truck. The pictured vehicle is likely a maroon or red 2005-2007 Ford Escape. If anyone recognizes the vehicle, please contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
SPD is also requesting anyone who may have video that could have captured this vehicle or the stolen Budget Truck Rental box truck from the date of the incident to contact police with that information.
The stolen Budget Truck Rental box truck is also responsible for an injury accident at National and Sunshine on July 18, 2019, at 7:02 p.m. The stolen Budget Truck Rental box truck was recovered on July 18, 2019. The incident is still under investigation.
Case number: 19-27378