Michael E Parkhurst of Bethany, Missouri was injured on Wednesday, June 20th 2018 at 10:30 pm in DeKalb County, Missouri. Parkhurst is a 33-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Eastbound US 36 east of Baker Road. approximately 1/2 mile northeast of Osborn, MO..
In the crash, Parkhurst was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2015 CHEVROLET SPARK DRIVEN BY MICHAEL PARKHURST] WAS EASTBOUND ON US 36 AND A COW ENTERED THE ROADWAY. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2015 CHEVROLET SPARK DRIVEN BY MICHAEL PARKHURST] STRUCK THE COW AND CAME TO A CONTROLLED STOP ON THE EASTBOUND SHOULDER FACING EAST. ASSISTED BY DAVIESS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND DEKALB-CLINTON AMBULANCE
Parkhurst's injuries were minor. Parkhurst was taken by Dekalb Clinton Ambulance to Cameron Memorial Hospital in Cameron, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2015 Chevrolet Spark driven by Michael Parkhurst was extensive. It was removed by Talon Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper M W Neely of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180373604 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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Parkhurst 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 Parkhurst 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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