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Michelle Lynn Mathes of Lenexa, Kansas was injured on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 08:55 AM in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Mathes is a 42-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Intersection of K7 and Parallel or 1 mile north of 2440 Highway on K7.
In the crash, Mathes was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Honda Pilot driven by Michelle Mathes] was making a left turn north bound on K7 to west bound to Parallel, Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Honda Pilot driven by Michelle Mathes] failed to yield to red arrow at traffic light, Vehicle 2 [the 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Kayla Bellomy] was south bound K7 at a green light, Vehicle 2 [the 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Kayla Bellomy] then struck Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Honda Pilot driven by Michelle Mathes]. Vehicle 3 [the 2020 Kenworth Commercial Vehicle driven by William Ellerman] was stationary and stopped to make a left hand turn to go North on K7, when Vehicle 2 [the 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Kayla Bellomy] after striking Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Honda Pilot driven by Michelle Mathes] struck Vehicle 3 [the 2020 Kenworth Commercial Vehicle driven by William Ellerman].
Mathes's injuries were minor. Mathes was taken by ambulance to .
The police said the 2016 Honda Pilot with Kansas license plate number 909GKK damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Government Employees insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Santa Fe Tow.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K505 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-004786 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.
Mathes 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 Mathes 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