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Jessica D Staton of Marshall, Missouri was injured on Monday, June 3rd 2019 at 11:18 am in Saline County, Missouri. Staton is a 35-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Magnolia Avenue at Watermill Road.
In the crash, Staton was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2005 CHRYSLER DRIVEN BY TAPANGA MALAN] WAS TRAVELLING NORTHBOUND ON MAGNOLIA AVENUE. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2005 CHRYSLER DRIVEN BY TAPANGA MALAN] CROSSED THE CENTER OF THE ROADWAY. DRIVER 1 OVERCORRECTED CAUSING VEHICLE 1 [THE 2005 CHRYSLER DRIVEN BY TAPANGA MALAN] TO TRAVEL OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2005 CHRYSLER DRIVEN BY TAPANGA MALAN] STRUCK A DITCH AND OVERTURNED. ASSISTED BY TPR M. J. OWENS /488
Staton's injuries were minor. Staton was not taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
The police said the damage to the 2005 Chrysler driven by Tapanga Malan was total. It was removed by Cadwells Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper H R Stevens of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190312871 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.
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Staton 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 Staton 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