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Kourtney N Ridley of Atlanta, GA was injured on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 2:42PM in Warren County, Missouri. Ridley is a 31-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Interstate 70 eastbound at mile marker 195.8.
In the crash, Ridley was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 70 IN THE LEFT LANE. VEHICLE 2 WAS STATIONARY IN THE LEFT LANE WITH WARNING LIGHTS ACTIVATED. VEHICLE 1 BEGAN TO SLIDE AS DRIVER 1 ATTEMPTED TO BRAKE. VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2. ASSISTED BY MSGT M. KETTENBACH (1205) AND TPR C. NICHOLS (722)
Ridley's injuries were minor. Ridley was taken by Warren County Ambulance District to Ssm Health St Joseph West Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2019 Freightliner Cascadia driven by Ridley was total. It was removed by Towed To/By Skyline. The damage to the 2018 Peterbuilt 389 driven by No driver was moderate. It was removed by Driven From Scene.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr T Burris of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220082204 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.
Ridley 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 Ridley 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