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Michael J Clark of Cowgill, Missouri was injured on Sunday, June 16th 2019 at 11:10 am in Caldwell County, Missouri. Clark is a 25-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO 116 1 1/2 east of Cowgill.
In the crash, Clark was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 FORD EXPLORER DRIVEN BY JUSTIN BLAKLEY] WAS SOUTHBOUND ON RTE B AND VEHICLE 2 [THE 2016 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY MICHAEL CLARK] WAS EASTBOUND ON MO 116. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 FORD EXPLORER DRIVEN BY JUSTIN BLAKLEY] FAILED TO STOP AT THE STOP SIGN AND TURNED RIGHT TO GO WESTBOUND ON MO 116. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 FORD EXPLORER DRIVEN BY JUSTIN BLAKLEY] TURNED WIDE AND CROSSED THE CENTER LINE STRIKING VEHICLE 2 [THE 2016 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY MICHAEL CLARK] IN THE LEFT FRONT EJECTING THE PASSENGER OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2004 FORD EXPLORER DRIVEN BY JUSTIN BLAKLEY]. THE PASSENGER THAT WAS EJECTED CAME TO REST OFF THE ROAD. BOTH VEHICLES WENT OFF THE SOUTH SIDE OF MO 116 AND CAME TO REST. ASSISTED BY 957 TPR. T. M. ROYSTER (957) AND CALDWELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Clark's injuries were minor. Clark was not taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
The police said the damage to the 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Justin Blakley was total. It was removed by T and R Tow of Kidder. The damage to the 2016 Ford F 150 driven by Michael Clark was total. It was also removed by T and R Tow of Kidder.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal R A Sherman of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190340811 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.
Clark 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 Clark 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