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Dennis Whitson of Malden, Missouri was injured on Thursday, June 13th 2019 at 9:51 am in Dunklin County, Missouri. Whitson is a 60-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Highway 25, 5 miles north of Kennett.
In the crash, Whitson was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2002 DODGE RAM DRIVEN BY DENNIS WHITSON] WAS TRAVELLING SOUTHBOUND AND CROSSED THE CENTER LINE STRIKING VEHICLE 2 [THE 2019 GMC DENALI DRIVEN BY STEPHEN HARRIS]
Whitson's injuries were moderate. Whitson was taken by Medic One Ambulance to Piggott Community Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2002 Dodge Ram driven by Dennis Whitson was total. It was removed by Algoods Wrecker. The damage to the 2019 GMC Denali driven by Stephen Harris was total. It was removed by Macmahons Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper T P Watson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190333973 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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Whitson 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 Whitson 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