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Carol E Schrader of Pinckneyville, IL was injured on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 12:20PM in Jefferson County, Missouri. Schrader is a 71-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: northbound Interstate 55 at Imperial Main St.
In the crash, Schrader was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
DRIVER 1 LOST CONTROL OF VEHICLE 1 ON THE ICE COVERED ROADWAY CAUSING VEHICLE 1 TO TRAVEL OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRIKE THE CONCRETE BARRIER WALL.
Schrader's injuries were minor. Schrader was taken by Rock Township Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South.
The police said the damage to the 2007 Buick Rendezvous driven by Schrader was moderate. It was removed by Leos B And T Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Msgt C M Arbuthnot of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220082258 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 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 (blacked out).
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Schrader 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 Schrader 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