Karl D Crockett of Weston, Missouri was injured on Sunday, July 15th 2018 at 9:00 am in Platte County, Missouri. Crockett is a 43-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Southbound Interstate 29 south of Barry Road.
In the crash, Crockett was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2001 GMC YUKON DRIVEN BY MITCHELL YOUNG] EXPERIENCED MECHANICAL ISSUES, AND CAME TO A STOP PARTIALLY ON THE LEFT SHOULDER AND LEFT LANE. SOUTHBOUND VEHICLE 2 [THE 2003 CHEVROLET SILVERADP 3500 DRIVEN BY KARL CROCKETT] IN THE LEFT LANE STRUCK THE RIGHT REAR OF VEH1 WITH ITS RIGHT FRONT. VEH1 CAME TO REST AFTER STRIKING THE CONCRETE WALL. VEH2 CONTINUED SOUTHBOUND BEFORE TRAVELING OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, STRIKING THE CONCRETE BARRIER BEFORE COMING TO REST. ASSISTED BY SGT. E.L. HURST/949/ AND TPR. R.C. RICHARDSON/1141
Crockett's injuries were moderate. Crockett was taken to North Kansas City Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2001 GMC Yukon driven by Mitchell Young was total. It was removed by Express Tow. The damage to the 2003 Chevrolet Silveradp 3500 driven by Karl Crockett was total. It was removed by All Star Tow.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal R J Wilhoit of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180432193 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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Crockett 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 Crockett 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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