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Rigoberto Mendez of St Joseph, MO was injured on Sunday, March 06, 2022 at 6:47AM in Nodaway County, Missouri. Mendez is a 30-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Rt H and Rt V – 5 miles west of Maryville.
In the crash, Mendez was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEH 1 WAS NORTHBOUND. DVR FAILED TO STOP AT STOP SIGN. DVR MADE AN IMPROPER TURN AND CONTINUED NORTHBOUND. VEH TRAVELLED OFF THE NORTH EDGE OF RT V, STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT, STRUCK A UTILITY POLE, OVERTURNED AND CAME TO REST ON DVR SIDE FACING SOUTHEAST ON TOP OF A FENCE. ASSISTED BY CPL. S.E. PRITZEL (1192), MARYVILLE DPS, AND NODAWAY COUNTY.
Mendez's injuries were moderate. Mendez was taken by Nodaway County Deputy to Mosaic Lifecare Maryville.
The police said the damage to the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Rojas bautista was total. It was removed by Towed By Northwest Mo Tow And Recovery.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr C P Justice of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220113268 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.
Mendez 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 Mendez 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.
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