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Kenya B Smith of Ellenwood, GA was injured on Monday, March 21, 2022 at 2:07AM in Lafayette County, Missouri. Smith is a 28-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Interstate 70 east of 52 mile marker.
In the crash, Smith was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURED AS VEHICLE1 WAS STOPPED IN THE ROAD AFTER STRIKING A DEER. VEHICLE2 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE1 RESULTING IN VEHICLE1 TRAVELING OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD WHILE VEHICLE2 CAME TO REST IN THE ROAD. ASSISTED BY LAFAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE.
Smith's injuries were minor. Smith was taken to Transported To Western Missouri Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2022 Kenworth driven by Singh was extensive. It was removed by Towed By Jackson County Tow. The damage to the 2016 Toyota Corolla driven by Smith was total. It was removed by Towed By Jackson County Tow.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr B A Owens of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220140990 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.
Smith 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 Smith 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