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Michelle Wilhelm of Odessa, MO was injured on Saturday, April 02, 2022 at 12:50PM in Lafayette County, Missouri. Wilhelm is a 46-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: I70 at the 31 mile marker.
In the crash, Wilhelm was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
OCCURRED AS DRIVER #1 LOST CONTROL CAUSING #1 TO CROSS UNDER THE MEDIAN CABLE. #1 STRUCK #2 NEARLY HEAD ON. #2 TRAVELED OF THE ROADWAY AND CAME TO REST. #1 THEN STRUCK #3 AND BOTH CAME TO REST IN THE MEDIAN. ASSISTED BY MSGT A DILLON # 990, THE LAFAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, ODESSA PD, ODESSA EMS, AND SNI VALLEY EMS AND FIRE.
Wilhelm's injuries were serious. Wilhelm was taken by Odessa Ems to Research Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2017 Honda Accorrd driven by Mueller was moderate. It was removed by Towed By Jackson County Wrecker. The damage to the 2014 Jeep Wrangler driven by Wilhelm was total. It was removed by Towed By Jackson County Wrecker. The damage to the 2007 Mercury Malin driven by Unknown was total. It was removed by Towed By Jackson County Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr A Foss of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220162973 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.
Wilhelm 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 Wilhelm 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