Brandon L Berry of St James, Missouri was injured on Sunday, July 15th 2018 at 8:45 pm in Dent County, Missouri. Berry is a 35-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO Highway 32 7 miles east of Salem.
In the crash, Berry was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2016 FORD FUSION DRIVEN BY BRANDON BERRY] FAILED TO NEGOITIATE A CURVE, TRAVELLING OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, VEHICLE 1 [THE 2016 FORD FUSION DRIVEN BY BRANDON BERRY] STRUCK A ROCK BLUFF, OVERTURNING OFF THE RDWY. DRIVER 1 WAS EJECTED. ASSISTED BY DENT COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT, DENT COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND SALEM EMS
Berry's injuries were serious. Berry was taken by Air Evac to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2016 Ford Fusion driven by Brandon Berry was total. It was removed by Whitakers Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper C A Pulley of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180433472 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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Berry 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 Berry 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.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol