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Matthew A. Tonnar of Oronogo, Missouri was injured on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 01:05 PM in Crawford County, Kansas. Tonnar is a 53-year-old man.
The crash happened here: south 220nd Street & Ks 171 or 360 ft east of U69 on K171.
In the crash, Tonnar was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2014 Jeep Utility Vehicle driven by Traceton Redlon] was stopped in a private drive. Vehicle 2 [the 2020 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Matthew Tonnar] traveled Westbound on KS-171 Hwy. Vehicle 3 [the 2007 Toyota Passenger car driven by Kyle Timmerman] traveled Southbound on S. 220th St and stopped at S.220th and KS-171 Hwy. Vehicle 1 [the 2014 Jeep Utility Vehicle driven by Traceton Redlon] entered KS-171 Hwy and struck Vehicle 2 [the 2020 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Matthew Tonnar]. Vehicle 2 [the 2020 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Matthew Tonnar] deflected off Vehicle 1 [the 2014 Jeep Utility Vehicle driven by Traceton Redlon] and struck Vehicle 3 [the 2007 Toyota Passenger car driven by Kyle Timmerman].
Tonnar's injuries were serious. Tonnar was taken by ambulance to Ascension-Via Christi.
The police said the 2020 Harley Davidson Motorcycle with Missouri license plate number HJ6KK damage was unknown. This vehicle was removed by Mccarleys Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K65 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-004839 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.
Tonnar 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 Tonnar 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