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Destanie L Hatton of Gray Summitt, Missouri was injured on Monday, June 17th 2019 at 8:58 pm in Franklin County, Missouri. Hatton is a 29-year-old woman.
In the crash, Hatton was a driver. The crash happened here: Route N south of Finney Road. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE #1 WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON ROUTE N. DRIVER #1 WAS DRIVING TOO FAST FOR THE WET ROAD CONDITIONS. DRIVER #1 APPLIED THE BRAKES AND VEHICLE #1 BEGAN TO SLIDE ON THE WET PAVEMENT. VEHICLE #1 CROSSED THE CENTER OF THE ROAD, TRAVELED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, AND BEGAN TO OVERTURN
Hatton's injuries were moderate. Hatton was taken by Meramec Ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
The police said the damage to the 1999 Ford Explorer driven by Destanie Hatton was total. It was removed by Johns Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper M A Frigy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190343948 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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Hatton 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 Hatton 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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