Gavin D Cross of Poplar Bluff, Missouri was injured on Friday, January 26th 2018 at 7:50 am in Ripley County, Missouri. Cross is a 16-year-old boy.
The crash happened here: Missouri 142 at Broad Street in Naylor.
In the crash, Cross was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2002 FORD MUSTANG DRIVEN BY GAVIN CROSS] TRAVELED OFF RIGHT SIDE OF ROADWAY AND STRUCK A DITCH
Cross's injuries were minor. Cross was taken by Amublance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2002 Ford Mustang driven by Gavin Cross was moderate. It was removed by Randys Wrecker Doniphan Mo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper L E Hughes of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180049957 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.
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Cross 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 Cross 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