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Brittany Marie Garcia of Garden City, Kansas was injured on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 08:08 AM in Finney County, Kansas. Garcia is a 32-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: 2500 Block of W Maple or 2 tenths of a mile west of Vfw Road on Maple Road.
In the crash, Garcia was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 2 [the 2017 Blue Bird School Bus driven by Nicholas Neathery] was stopped on the roadway with the stop sign out and flashers on preparing to pick up a pedestrian when Vehicle 1 [the 2019 Chrysler 300 driven by Brittany Garcia] hit the rear of the bus. Driver and six passengers on the bus were not injured. The pedestrian was not injured.
Garcia's injuries were minor. Garcia was taken by ambulance to St Catherines.
The police said the 2019 Chrysler 300 with Kansas license plate number 2THICC damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Shelter Mutual insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Piland Wrecking. It was taken to Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper 379 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-003464 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.
Garcia 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 Garcia 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