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Kevin M Diefenbach of St Louis, Missouri was injured on Monday, June 17th 2019 at 5:30 pm in St Louis County, Missouri. Diefenbach is a 47-year-old man.
In the crash, Diefenbach was a driver. The crash happened here: Southbound Interstate 55 at Reavis Barracks Road. The police described the crash like this:
ALL VEHICLES WERE TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON INTERSTATE 55. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2016 FORD FOCUS DRIVEN BY MARY THAXTON] AND 2 STOPPED FOR TRAFFIC CONGESTION AHEAD. DRIVER 3 FAILED TO STOP AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 3 [THE 2015 CHEVROLET MALIBU DRIVEN BY KEVIN DIEFENBACH] STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2015 GMC YUKON DRIVEN BY JESSICA KAUFFELS]. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2015 GMC YUKON DRIVEN BY JESSICA KAUFFELS] WAS THEN PUSHED INTO THE REAR OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2016 FORD FOCUS DRIVEN BY MARY THAXTON]
Diefenbach's injuries were minor. Diefenbach was taken by Affton Ambulance District to Mercy Hospital South.
The police said the damage to the 2016 Ford Focus driven by Mary Thaxton was none. It was removed by Squires Towing. The damage to the 2015 GMC Yukon driven by Jessica Kauffels was moderate. It was also removed by Squires Towing. The damage to the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Kevin Diefenbach was total. It was removed by Squires Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper T J Straatmann of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190343653 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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Diefenbach 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 Diefenbach 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