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Brady R Kerste of Polo, MO was injured on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 5:44AM in Clinton County, Missouri. Kerste is a 47-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Mo116, 2 miles west of Polo.
In the crash, Kerste was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEH #1 WAS EASTBOUND ON MO116 AND VEH #2 WAS WESTBOUND. VEH #1 TRAVELED ACROSS THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK VEH #2 HEAD-ON. BOTH VEHICLES CAME TO REST ON THEIR WHEELS BLOCKING MO116. ASSISTED BY CALDWELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND POLO FIRE DEPARTMENT.
Kerste's injuries were serious. Kerste was taken by Caldwell County Ems to Liberty Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2020 Ford F150 driven by Jeffers was total. It was removed by Towed By Tate’S Tow Of Polo. The damage to the 2000 Subaru Outback driven by Kerste was total. It was removed by Towed By Tate’S Tow Of Polo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Msgt L M Newman of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220119991 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.
Kerste 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 Kerste 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