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Lara N Romaka of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was injured on Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 5:37 pm in St Louis County, Missouri. Romaka is a 37-year-old woman.
In the crash, Romaka was a driver. The crash happened here: Southbound Interstate 270 south of Highway 21. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLES 2, 3, 4, AND 5 WERE STOPPED IN TRAFFIC. DRIVER 1 FAILED TO KEEP A PROPER LOOKOUT AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2016 SUBARU FORESTER DRIVEN BY LARA ROMAKA] STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2008 HONDA ACCORD DRIVEN BY GURIQBAL DHILLON] WHICH CAUSED THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2008 HONDA ACCORD DRIVEN BY GURIQBAL DHILLON] TO STRIKE THE REAR OF VEHICLE 3 [THE 2007 FORD EDGE DRIVEN BY MICHELE ALLEN], THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 3 [THE 2007 FORD EDGE DRIVEN BY MICHELE ALLEN] TO STRIKE THE REAR OF VEHICLE 4 [THE 2010 FORD ESCAPE DRIVEN BY BRENDAN MEISSNER], AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 4 [THE 2010 FORD ESCAPE DRIVEN BY BRENDAN MEISSNER] TO STRIKE THE REAR OF VEHICLE 5 [THE 2014 SUBARU IMPREZA DRIVEN BY MELISSA JONES]. ASSISTED BY MSGT T. M. WILLIAMS (1132)
Romaka's injuries were minor. Romaka was taken by Mehlville Fire Protection District to Mercy Hospital South.
The police said the damage to the 2016 Subaru Forester driven by Lara Romaka was total. It was removed by Miners Towing. The damage to the 2008 Honda Accord driven by Guriqbal Dhillon was total. It was also removed by Miners Towing. The damage to the 2007 Ford Edge driven by Michele Allen was extensive. It was also removed by Miners Towing. The damage to the 2010 Ford Escape driven by Brendan Meissner was minor. It was removed by . The damage to the 2014 Subaru Impreza driven by Melissa Jones was minor. It was also removed by .
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper J S Huskey of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190345556 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.
Romaka 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 Romaka 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