Police officers causes death of two girls in Missouri auto accident

January 25, 2008

Similarities have been found between a case where a police officer killed two teens in a Springfield auto accident after crossing the center line and an accident in Illinois, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

 In the Illinois car accident, the police officer was driving in excess of 100 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone when he hit a vehicle at an intersection, killing two men.

In the Missouri auto accident, a police officer lost control of his vehicle while driving 126 miles per hour and hit another vehicle head-on, killing a Springfield auto accident victim and her younger sister.