Marina E Coon of St Joseph, Missouri was injured on Sunday, February 4th 2018 at 11:08 am in Buchanan County, Missouri. Coon is a 21-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Interstate 29 4 miles south of St Joseph.
In the crash, Coon was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 SATURN ION DRIVEN BY MARINA COON] WAS NORTHBOUND ON I-29 AND LOST CONTROL ON THE PARTIALLY SNOW COVERED ROADWAY. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 SATURN ION DRIVEN BY MARINA COON] TRAVELED OFF OF THE LEFT SIDE OF ROADWAY AND STRUCK A GUARDRAIL. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 SATURN ION DRIVEN BY MARINA COON] CAME TO REST IN THE MEDIAN, ON ITS WHEELS, FACING NORTH. ASSISTED BY CPL. D.E. SIGMAN (585) AND THE BUCHANAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Coon's injuries were minor. Coon was taken by Buchanan County EMS to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.
The police said the damage to the 2004 Saturn Ion driven by Marina Coon was total. It was removed by All City in St Joseph.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper K F Jeffers of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180070399 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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Coon 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 Coon 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