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CPD: Collision on Jamestown Street

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department investigated a two-vehicle collision with injury on Jamestown Street shortly after 7:30pmCT on Sunday night, September 12, 2021.

According to witness accounts, a collision occurred when a white GMC Terrain operated by Phyllis Smith crossed the center line in a slight curve and struck an oncoming vehicle operated by Melinda Stapleton.

Stapleton was transported by ambulance to TJ Health Columbia for possible injuries. Three passengers, including two juveniles, were also taken to TJ Health for precautionary reasons. Smith declined EMS, but was later taken to TJ Health privately.

Officer Trevor Foster investigated the collision. He was assisted by Sgt Drew Conn. The Columbia Fire Department and Adair EMS also responded.

This story was posted on 2021-09-13 08:08:57
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