Motorcyclist dead after hitting car while fleeing Hannibal Police

Fatal Crash
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Published: May. 26, 2023 at 3:40 PM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2023 at 11:52 AM CDT
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HANNIBAL (WGEM) - A motorcyclist is dead after fleeing from the Hannibal Police Department and crashing into a car on Thursday, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

HPD said they responded to a call for an assault near the 300 block of Beech at 5 p.m. on Thursday. They said while investigating, they discovered that David L. Hall, 54, of Hannibal, had visibly injured another person.

During the investigation, a HPD officer saw Hall driving his motorcycle near the scene and attempted to make a traffic stop, but Hall fled.

Police reported that Hall was fleeing from the HPD southbound on Marion County Road 430 at 5:25 p.m. when he struck a 2012 Ford Fusion, driven by Makenzie R Williams, 18, of Hannibal.

According to officials with HPD, Hall was driving on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash.

Police said Hall was pronounced dead on the scene by a paramedic at 5:40 p.m. They said Williams was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital with moderate injuries.

According to police, Hall was not wearing a safety device at the time of the crash.

WGEM News reached out by phone to Hannibal Police for more details and they provided the following release:

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