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Madison Drake of Lakewood, Colorado was injured on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 08:58 PM in Ellsworth County, Kansas. Drake is a 11-year-old girl.
The crash happened here: I70 at milepost 215.9 westbound or one tenth of a mile mile west of 12th Road.
In the crash, Drake was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2005 GMC Envoy driven by Roger Swart] was in the right lane of Westbound I70, after having just entered the interstate from 12th Road. Vehicle 2 [the 2014 Jeep Cherokee driven by Shawn Drake] was Westbound in the right hand lane when it struck the rear of Vehicle 1 [the 2005 GMC Envoy driven by Roger Swart].
Drake's injuries were minor. Drake was taken by ambulance to Ellsworth Medical Center.
The police said the 2014 Jeep Cherokee with Kansas license plate number 752EQF damage was yes. This vehicle was insured. State Farm insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Randys Body Shop. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K311 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-003300 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it “a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney” of up to “$500 for each violation.” 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).
The information in this article came from the Kansas Highway Patrol website.
Drake 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 Drake 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