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Debra S Merk of Warsaw, Missouri was injured on Wednesday, June 19th 2019 at 10:53 pm in St Clair County, Missouri. Merk is a 57-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: MO 13, 3 miles south of Osceola.
In the crash, Merk was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE #1 FAILED TO YIELD TO VEHICLE #2. VEHICLE #1 PULLED INTO THE PATH OF VEHICLE #2 AND WAS STRUCK IN THE SIDE. ASSISTED BY TPR M.G. YENDEZ /1410
Merk's injuries were moderate. Merk was taken by EMS to Golden Valley Clinton, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2017 Jeep Renegade driven by Jessica Scott was moderate. It was removed by Brays Towing Osceola Mo. The damage to the 2009 Hummer H 3 driven by Tony Merk was moderate. It was removed by C H Towing Collins 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 190347601 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.
Merk 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 Merk 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