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Charles R Carpenter of Dixon, MO was injured on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 2:38PM in Pulaski County, Missouri. Carpenter is a 71-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Interstate 44 westbound 165.2 mile marker.
In the crash, Carpenter was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
THE CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 BEGAN SLIDING, TRAVELLED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD,AND STRUCK A BRIDGE BARRIER. VEHICLE 2 STRUCK VEHICLE 1.
Carpenter's injuries were minor. Carpenter was taken to Transported To Fort Leonard Wood Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2008 Toyota Tacoma driven by Carpenter was extensive. It was removed by Jack’S Towing. The damage to the 2020 Freightliner driven by Kilpatrick was none. It was removed by Driven From The Scene.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl D W Pfeifer of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220082529 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).
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Carpenter 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 Carpenter 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