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Terry G Heitman of Arnold, Missouri was injured on Monday, June 3rd 2019 at 7:30 am in St Louis County, Missouri. Heitman is a 56-year-old man.
In the crash, Heitman was a driver. The crash happened here: Northbound Missouri 141 north of San Simeon Way. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLES 1, 2, AND 3 WERE STOPPED FOR TRAFFIC CONGESTION AHEAD. VEHICLE 4 [THE 2008 FORD ESCAPE DRIVEN BY BRANDON HECK] FAILED TO SLOW AND STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 3 [THE 2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE DRIVEN BY TERRY HEITMAN]. VEHICLE 3 [THE 2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE DRIVEN BY TERRY HEITMAN] THEN STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2009 FORD FLEX DRIVEN BY TIMOTHY PINKOWSKI]. VEHICLE 2 [THE 2009 FORD FLEX DRIVEN BY TIMOTHY PINKOWSKI] STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 1996 DODGE DAKOTA DRIVEN BY RANDY SHORT]
Heitman's injuries were minor. Heitman was taken by Fenton Fire Protection District to SSM Health St Clare Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 1996 Dodge Dakota driven by Randy Short was minor. It was removed by . The damage to the 2009 Ford Flex driven by Timothy Pinkowski was extensive. It was also removed by . The damage to the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Terry Heitman was extensive. It was removed by Squires. The damage to the 2008 Ford Escape driven by Brandon Heck was total. It was also removed by Squires.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper J D Procknow of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190312456 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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Heitman 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 Heitman 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