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Javin Edward Weis of El Dorado, Kansas was injured on Monday, April 04, 2022 at 09:12 PM in Butler County, Kansas. Weis is a 16-year-old boy.
The crash happened here: U54 mile marker 259.6 eastbound or U54 & Price Rd.
In the crash, Weis was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Carl Cox] was Eastbound on U54 when it crossed the center line & collided head on with Vehicle 2 [the 2001 Chevrolet S10 driven by Javin Weis] who was Westbound.
Weis's injuries were minor. Weis was taken by ambulance to Wesley Medical.
The police said the 2001 Chevrolet S10 with Kansas license plate number 883NEW damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Columbia Mutual Insurance Company insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Heartland.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K182 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-003895 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.
Weis 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 Weis 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