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Delvin D Hatcher of Jena, Louisiana was injured on Wednesday, June 5th 2019 at 6:34 pm in Cooper County, Missouri. Hatcher is a 28-year-old man.
In the crash, Hatcher was a driver. The crash happened here: Westbound Interstate 70 at the 99.8 mile marker. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE WAS INVOLVED IN A PURSUIT AND CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 1995 NISSAN MAXIMA DRIVEN BY DELVIN HATCHER] STRUCK SPIKE STRIPS DEPLOYED BY CPL. Z. A. CZERNIEWSKI (461). DRIVER 1 TRAVELLED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, OVER-CORRECTED, RETURNED TO THE ROADWAY, TRAVELLED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, OVERTURNED, AND CAME TO REST IN THE ROADWAY ON ITS TOP. ASSISTED BY CPL. G. L. WEST (702) AND TPR. N. D. WALLACE (1223)
Hatcher's injuries were minor. Hatcher was taken by Cooper County EMS to University Hospital..
The police said the damage to the 1995 Nissan Maxima driven by Delvin Hatcher was total. It was removed by Nash Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal Z A Czerniewski of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190317936 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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Hatcher 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 Hatcher 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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