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Christine M James of Alton, Illinois was injured on Tuesday, June 4th 2019 at 2:35 pm in St Charles County, Missouri. James is a 59-year-old woman.
In the crash, James was a driver. The crash happened here: Northbound US-67 south of Missouri 94. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLES 2, 3, 4, 5, AND 6, WERE STOPPED NORTHBOUND ON US-67 IN TRAFFIC FOR A STEADY RED ELECTRIC SIGNAL. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1999 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY JOSEPH YATES] WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON US-67. DRIVER 1 FAILED TO STOP AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 1999 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY JOSEPH YATES] STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2015 CHEVROLET IMPALA DRIVEN BY DEMETRA CUNNINGHAM]. VEHICLE 2 [THE 2015 CHEVROLET IMPALA DRIVEN BY DEMETRA CUNNINGHAM] WAS FORCED INTO VEHICLE 3 [THE 2007 BUICK LUCERNE DRIVEN BY CHRISTINE JAMES]. VEHICLE 3 [THE 2007 BUICK LUCERNE DRIVEN BY CHRISTINE JAMES] WAS FORCED INTO VEHICLE 4 [THE 2014 VOLKSWAGEN CC DRIVEN BY VICTOR MORRIS]. VEHICLE 4 [THE 2014 VOLKSWAGEN CC DRIVEN BY VICTOR MORRIS] WAS FORCED INTO VEHICLE 5 [THE 2018 KIA FORTE DRIVEN BY SAMUEL CATES]. VEHICLE 5 [THE 2018 KIA FORTE DRIVEN BY SAMUEL CATES] WAS FORCED INTO VEHICLE 6 [THE 2010 CHEVROLET MALIBU DRIVEN BY MELANIE MATHES]. ASSISTED BY TPR. Q. H. HOOKS (373)
James's injuries were minor. James was taken by Christian Ambulance to Alton Memorial Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Joseph Yates was extensive. It was removed by Alton Area Towing. The damage to the 2015 Chevrolet Impala driven by Demetra Cunningham was total. It was removed by Bolin Services. The damage to the 2007 Buick Lucerne driven by Christine James was extensive. It was also removed by Alton Area Towing. The damage to the 2014 Volkswagen Cc driven by Victor Morris was extensive. It was removed by . The damage to the 2018 Kia Forte driven by Samuel Cates was moderate. It was also removed by . The damage to the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Melanie Mathes was minor. It was also removed by .
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper Z S Wang of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190315251 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.
James 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 James 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