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Micky L Black of Lost Springs, Kansas was involved in a crash on Wednesday, July 18th 2018 at 9:30 pm in Geary County, Kansas. Black is a 33-year-old man.
In the crash, Black was driving a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am. The crash happened here: U77 milemarker 145.7 or 7 miles south of Junction City The police described the crash like this:
Both vehicles were southbound on U77. Vehicle 1 struck the rear of vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 entered the west ditch, went partially up the embankment, rolled, and flipped over. Vehicle 1 came to rest on its roof facing northeast and caught fire. Vehicle 2 crossed the center line, spun counter clockwise, and came to rest in the east ditch facing west.
Black was injured. Black was taken to Geary County Community Hospital.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas State Highway Patrol Trooper with badge number 328 wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned case number 2018-009952 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it "a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney" of up to "$500 for each violation."
Black may have an insurance claim against , Allstate or another insurance company. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance companies. 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. In Kansas, Personal Injury Protection (PIP or No-fault) pays for medical expenses, rehabilitation, funeral expenses, lost wages, and in-home assistance for the driver and the passengers injured in a crash. It does not matter who is at fault. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will increase the amount of money Black recovers for injuries. For more information watch How Insurance Companies Take Advantage of the Little Guy.
Did the crash involve someone with no insurance? Was this a hit and run crash? Call 877-925-1969 to find out if you can still make a claim under the Kansas Automobile Assigned Risk Plan.
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