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Samano Garcia of St Charles, MO was injured on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 8:05AM in St. Louis County, Missouri. Garcia is a 44-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: eastbound Interstate 70 west of Interstate 270.
In the crash, Garcia was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ALL VEHICLES WERE TRAVELLING EASTBOUND ON I-70. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2. THE IMPACT CAUSED DRIVER 2 TO LOSE CONTROL AND STRIKE VEHICLE 3. THE IMPACT CAUSED VEHICLE 3 TO TRAVEL OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRIKE THE GUARDRAIL. VEHICLE 3 RETURNED TO THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK VEHICLE 4. VEHICLE 2 CONTINUED AND STRUCK THE CONCRETE MEDIAN WALL. VEHICLE 1 FLED THE SCENE. ASSISTED BY TPR B. T. GREGORY (228) AND TPR A. D. BAKER (151)
Garcia's injuries were minor. Garcia was taken by Pattonville Fire Protection District to Ssm Health Depaul Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2003 Gmc Yukon driven by Taylor was minor. It was removed by Driven From Scene. The damage to the 2001 Mazda 626 driven by Garcia was moderate. It was removed by Towed By/To A1. The damage to the 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Gage was moderate. It was removed by Secured Roadside. The damage to the Chevrolet Malibu driven by Unknown was -. It was removed by Left The Scene.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr T O Murphy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220147421 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.
Garcia 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 Garcia 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