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Laura L Stephens of Bismarck, Missouri was injured on Monday, June 3rd 2019 at 10:20 am in St Francois County, Missouri. Stephens is a 47-year-old woman.
In the crash, Stephens was a passenger. The crash happened here: Highway K west of Hillsboro Road. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 2 [THE 2010 JEEP WRANGLER DRIVEN BY TODD STEPHENS] WAS STOPPED DUE TO A VEHICLE TURNING. DRIVER #1 APPLIED THE BRAKES AND SKIDDED INTO THE REAR OF STOPPED VEHICLE 1 [THE 2007 DODGE DAKOTA DRIVEN BY WILLIAM FUNKE]
Stephens's injuries were minor. Stephens was taken by St Francois County Ambulance to Parkland Health Center Bonne Terre.
The police said the damage to the 2007 Dodge Dakota driven by William Funke was moderate. It was removed by Marlers Towing. The damage to the 2010 Jeep Wrangler driven by Todd Stephens was minor. It was removed by .
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal B M Beard of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190312767 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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Stephens 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 Stephens 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