Date and Time Occurred: 5/5/2019 10:30 a.m.
Location: Grindstone Parkway/Old Highway 63
Vehicle, Driver and Pedestrian Information:
Vehicle 1 - 2015 Ford Focus
Driver 1 - Regine H. McCracken, 23, Columbia, Missouri, Seat belt - Yes, Minor injuries
Vehicle 2 - 2006 Ford F550
Driver 2 - Caleb Willis, 22, Columbia, Missouri, Seat belt - Yes, Minor Injuries
Pedestrian 1 - Randall L. Siddens, 33, Columbia, Missouri, Serious Injuries
Pedestrian 2 - Robin Greener, 22, Columbia, Missouri, Minor Injuries
Incident Details: Driver 2 stopped Vehicle 2 in the roadway in the outside lane of travel, facing west, on Grindstone Parkway near Old Highway 63. Vehicle 2 was being used to collect traffic cones that were previously placed on the road for an event. Pedestrian 1 and Pedestrian 2 were in the roadway collecting the cones. A Columbia Police patrol vehicle was behind Vehicle 2 with its emergency red and blue lights on. Driver 1 was traveling west in the inside lane of travel on Grindstone Parkway. Driver 1 drove from the inside lane of travel to the outside lane of travel. Vehicle 1 struck Pedestrian 1 and Pedestrian 2, then struck the rear of Vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 then caught fire. Parties were transported to a local hospital. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-004446