Payton C Williamson of Pevely, Missouri was injured on Saturday, February 17th 2018 at 5:03 pm in Jefferson County, Missouri. Williamson is a 16-year-old girl.
In the crash, Williamson was a passenger. The crash happened here: Eastbound Marble Springs Road west of Outer Road Interstate 55. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 [THE 2017 BUICK ENCORE DRIVEN BY DUSTIN WHITEHEAD] WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON MARBLE SPRINGS RD. DRIVER 1 FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE TO THE RIGHT. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2017 BUICK ENCORE DRIVEN BY DUSTIN WHITEHEAD] SLID ON THE WET ROADWAY, TRAVELED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A ROCK DITCH
Williamson's injuries were minor. Williamson was taken by Joachim Plattin Ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
The police said the damage to the 2017 Buick Encore driven by Dustin Whitehead was extensive. It was removed by Mccains Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper D A Weber of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180097651 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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Williamson 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 Williamson 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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