|At 8:03 a.m. on March 8, 2015, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to an injury crash near Battlefield and Kansas Expressway.
A 2014 International Pro Star towing a trailer, driven by Ralph A. James, 60, of Cordova, Tennessee, was traveling southbound on Kansas Expressway when it struck a 2003 Lincoln LS driven by Hillman Blevins, 84, of Springfield, traveling eastbound on Battlefield. Blevins was pronounced dead on the scene. Next of kin has been notified. James and a passenger in the Lincoln, Barbara Blevins, 80, of Springfield, were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.