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Martin Perez Trejo of Kansas City, Missouri was killed on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 01:55 AM in Johnson County, Kansas. Trejo is a 28-year-old man.
The crash happened here: I35 northbound just north of 87th Street. (i35 northbound at mile marker 225.4).
In the crash, Trejo was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle1and Vehicle 2 [the 2000 Ford F350 Truck driven by an unknown driver] were Northbound on I35 in the number 2 lane, Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Martin Perez Trejo] was traveling at a high rate of speed and stuck the rear of Vehicle 2 [the 2000 Ford F350 Truck driven by an unknown driver], Vehicle 2 [the 2000 Ford F350 Truck driven by an unknown driver] went off the right side of the highway and overturned ejecting both occupants, Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Martin Perez Trejo] went off the right side of the roadway and came to a rest.
Trejo's injuries were fatal. Trejo was taken by ambulance to Johnson County Medical Examiners Office.
The police said the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze with Kansas license plate number 973PDC damage was unknown. This vehicle was removed by Lucas Tow. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K181 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-004087 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.
Trejo's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Trejo's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol