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Carlos Bakhtiar of Wichita, Kansas was injured on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 02:50 PM in Sedgwick County, Kansas. Bakhtiar is a 7-year-old boy.
The crash happened here: 1st Street eastbound and I135 or I135 northbound at 1st Street.
In the crash, Bakhtiar was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2011 Kia Sorento driven by Lejon La Rue] was on the ramp from northbound I135 to 1st Street. Vehicle 2 [the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Lizbeth Bakhtiar] was eastbound on 1st Street. Vehicle 1 [the 2011 Kia Sorento driven by Lejon La Rue] disobeyed the red light and struck Vehicle 2 [the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Lizbeth Bakhtiar] in the intersection.
Bakhtiar's injuries were possible, including complaints of pain. Bakhtiar was taken by ambulance to .
The police said the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze with Kansas license plate number 532PPY damage was unknown. This vehicle was removed by Millers Towing. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K520 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-003558 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.
Bakhtiar 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 Bakhtiar 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