Kenneth L Crawford of Fredericktown, Missouri was injured on Wednesday, January 10th 2018 at 9:00 am in Butler County, Missouri. Crawford is a 61-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Hwy M – 4 miles west of US 67.
In the crash, Crawford was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2006 FORD F 250 DRIVEN BY KENNETH CRAWFORD] RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF ROADWAY STRIKING A SIGN, TELEPHONE BOX, AND A FENCE. DAMAGE TO STATE PROPERTY – DAMGE TO CURVE SIGN
Crawford's injuries were minor. Crawford was taken by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2006 Ford F 250 driven by Kenneth Crawford was moderate. It was removed by Rapid Recovery.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper C E Leach of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180017610 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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Crawford 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 Crawford 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.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol