Carroll Clark Phillips of Pleasantville, Iowa was killed in a crash on Monday, July 16th 2018 at 3:30 pm in Marion County, Iowa. Phillips was 93 years old.
The police described the crash like this:
PICK UP AND JOHN DEERE TRACTOR BOTH GOING EB ON HWY 92 DRIVER OF PU LOOKED DOWN TO GET BOTTLE OF WATER LOOKED BACK UP AND REARENDED TRACTOR TRACTOR DRIVER THROWN FROM TRACTOR AND TRANSPORTED TO MERCY DM PRONOUNCED DEAD UPON ARRIVAL TRAFFIC CHARGES PENDING OFFICER NAME: TRP FLAHERTY #93 #223 #50 . POST: 2
The police said the crash happened here: HIGHWAY 92 AND MCGREGOR DRIVE.
The crash killed Phillips. Phillips was taken to Mercy Er Dm by Life Flight.
Erwin Sanders, age 49, from Knoxville, Iowa was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. It was towed by Lamberths. Carroll Phillips, age 93, from Pleasantville, Iowa was driving a Deer 4430 Tractor. It was towed by Lamberths.
How To Get the Police Report
Trooper Flaherty with the Iowa State Patrol wrote up the report. The Iowa State Patrol assigned case number 2018018617 to this crash. The full report has much more detail and can include a diagram in the crash report. A copy of the police officer’s report of a crash costs $4. You must pay by check or money order. Iowa state law only allows the police to provide reports to people involved in the accident, attorneys, insurance companies or insurance agents. To get a copy of the report you must send a written request with the date of the accident, time, location, and names and driver license numbers of the drivers involved. You must send the payment and the written request in the mail to: Iowa Department of Transportation; Office of Driver Services; P.O. Box 9204; Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9204. But you can call 877-925-1969 right now to request a free copy of the police report.
Phillips's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance companies. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will increase the amount of money Phillips's family recovers for this wrongful death. For more information watch How Insurance Companies Take Advantage of the Little Guy.
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