Roy J Jenkins of Puxico, Missouri was injured on Tuesday, February 13th 2018 at 11:25 am in Stoddard County, Missouri. Jenkins is a 55-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO 51 2 miles south of Puxico.
In the crash, Jenkins was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2018 CHEVERLOT DRIVEN BY ROY JENKINS] CROSSED THE CENTER OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK THE TRAILER OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2000 CHEVERLOT DRIVEN BY ANDREW RAMIREZ]
Jenkins's injuries were minor. Jenkins was taken by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2018 Cheverlot driven by Roy Jenkins was total. It was removed by Sams Wrecker of Puxico Mo. The damage to the 2000 Cheverlot driven by Andrew Ramirez was none.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper C A Cook of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180088162 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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Jenkins 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 Jenkins 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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