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Kuron J Kershaw of Cape Girardeau, Missouri was injured on Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 3:50 pm in Scott County, Missouri. Kershaw is a 13-year-old boy.
The crash happened here: Interstate 55 72.8 mile marker Southbound.
In the crash, Kershaw was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED PRONOUNCED BY SCOTT COUNTY CORONER SCOTT AMICK AT THE SCENE AT 1550 HOURS. STATE PROPERTY DAMAGE- CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 1991 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY KEVIN POTTS] TRAVELED ACROSS THE MEDIAN AND STRUCK VEHICLE 2 [THE 2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE DRIVEN BY JACQUELINE WALLACE] IN DRIVERS SIDE. VEHICLE THREE STRUCK THE PASSENGER SIDE OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 1991 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY KEVIN POTTS]. STATE PROPERTY DAMAGE 10 POST AND 200 FEET OF STRESS CABLE BARRIER. TROOP E FATALITY #20 FOR 2019
Kershaw's injuries were minor. Kershaw was taken by ambulance to St. Francis Medical Center Cape Girardeau, Mo..
The police said the damage to the 1991 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Kevin Potts was total. It was removed by D K Wrecker. The damage to the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Jacqueline Wallace was minor. It was removed by . The damage to the 2010 Cadillac CTS driven by Terrica Kershaw was total. It was also removed by D K Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
1409 Corporal B Wunderlich Trooper J Johnson Sergeant T Pulley J Weadon Trooper D Dejournett Sergeant J Mccullough Lt C Heath Sikeston Department of Public Safety Scott County Sheriff Office and Modot of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190345328 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.
Kershaw 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 Kershaw 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