Incident: Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: E. 19th & Franklin Blvd
Case Number: 20-2867
Date/Time: 04/23/20 @ 1307hrs
Additional Information: Sgt. Crolly
Completed By: Sgt. Mike Massey
Motorcycle operator: Ackerson, Roy Michael (49yrs) Springfield
Other involved vehicle: Lowrie, Kenneth William (59yrs) Springfield
On 04/23/20 around 1307hrs, officers responded to the Glenwood area regarding
a motorcycle vs. FedEx delivery truck crash. Upon arrival, the motorcycle operator, Roy
Ackerson was not responsive but breathing. There was not a passenger on the
motorcycle. He was transported to Riverbend Hospital for possible life-threating injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicates the motorcyclist was south on Franklin Blvd
while the FedEx truck was north. Near E. 19
th Ave, the FedEx truck made a left turn in
front of the motorcyclist and they collided. FedEx is cooperating with the investigation.
The crash is being investigated by the Department’s Major Accident Investigation
Team. The investigation is ongoing. If additional persons witnessed the accident or have
any additional information they are asked to call the Springfield Police Department at