Blane R Carter of Marshall, Missouri was injured on Friday, December 29th 2017 at 4:10 pm in Saline County, Missouri. Carter is a 21-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Sb US-65 0.1 mile south of 195th Road.
In the crash, Carter was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2000 DODGE DRIVEN BY BLANE CARTER] WAS SOUTHBOUND ON US-65, SOUTH OF 195TH ROAD, WHEN DRIVER 1 LOST CONTROL ON THE ICY ROADWAY AND RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE, INTO THE MEDIAN. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2000 DODGE DRIVEN BY BLANE CARTER] OVERTURNED AND CAME TO REST ON ITS SIDE. AFTER COMING TO REST, VEHICLE 1 [THE 2000 DODGE DRIVEN BY BLANE CARTER] CAUGHT ON FIRE, BUT WAS QUICKLY EXTINGUISHED
Carter's injuries were minor. Carter was taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2000 Dodge driven by Blane Carter was total. It was removed by Cadwells Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal B M Parker of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 170822351 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $5.75 for each certified report (certification required for court). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. The highway patrol is currently backlogged and they state on their website that you will have to wait 10 days and may have to wait an "extended period of time" beyond that for the report. Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted or blacked out.
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Carter may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, injured people can recover money for their medical bills, lost wages, and for their pain and suffering—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Carter to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claim, which will help with the recovery. For more information watch How Insurance Companies Take Advantage of the Little Guy.
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