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Debra K Mendez of Collinsville, IL was injured on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 9:20AM in Pettis County, Missouri. Mendez is a 56-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Intersection of US 65 at Rebar Road.
In the crash, Mendez was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS DVR 1 FAILED TO STOP AT A RED LIGHT ON REBAR RD. VEH 2 ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A LEFT TURN AND WAS STRUCK BY VEH 1 IN THE FRONT LEFT. AFTER IMPACT, VEH 1 CAME TO REST BLOCKING THE LEFT LANE, FACING NORTHWEST. VEH 2 CAME TO A CONTROLLED STOP IN THE LEFT LANE OF SOUTHBOUND US 65.
Mendez's injuries were minor. Mendez was taken to Transported To Bothwell Regional Health Center.
The police said the damage to the 2020 Chevrolet 2500 driven by Williams was moderate. It was removed by Driven From The Scene. The damage to the 2014 Jeep Trailhawk driven by Gould was moderate. It was removed by Towed By Don’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr W C Grose of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220133573 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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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.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol