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Shelly D Zartman of El Dorado Springs, Missouri was injured on Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 8:10 pm in Cedar County, Missouri. Zartman is a 43-year-old man.
The crash happened here: US 54, 1 mile west of El Dorado Springs.
In the crash, Zartman was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE #1 WAS MAKING A LEFT TURN AND FAILED TO YIELD TO ONCOMING VEHICLE #2. ASSISTED BY MSGT G.W. RIGGS /863
Zartman's injuries were serious. Zartman was taken by EMS to Mercy Hospital Joplin, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2017 Ford F 250 driven by Bennett Thoreson was moderate. It was removed by Stewards Wreck El Dorado Springs Mo. The damage to the 1999 Toyota Tacoma driven by Shelly Zartman was total. It was removed by Stewards Wrecker El Dorado Springs Mo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper W J Wood of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190345877 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.
Zartman 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 Zartman 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