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Robert A Goodwin of Desoto, MO was injured on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 at 5:05PM in Jefferson County, Missouri. Goodwin is a 55-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Hwy 21 Nb at Hwy 110.
In the crash, Goodwin was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON HIGHWAY 21 APPROACHING ROUTE 110. VEHICLE 2 WAS STATIONARY SOUTHBOUND 21 ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A LEFT TURN ONTO ROUTE 110, VEHICLE 2 FAILED TO YIELD TO VEHICLE 1. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE RIGHT SIDE OF VEHICLE 2.
Goodwin's injuries were minor. Goodwin was taken by Valle Ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
The police said the damage to the 1996 Gmc Savannah driven by Goodwin was total. It was removed by Taken To/By Shanks Towing. The damage to the 2017 Lexus Ct200 driven by Palmer was total. It was removed by Taken To/By Shanks Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper C L Kurtzman of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220117673 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).
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Goodwin 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 Goodwin 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