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Timothy A McCoy of Dana, Indiana was injured on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 02:20 PM in Thomas County, Kansas. McCoy is a 56-year-old man.
The crash happened here: U83 just south of mile marker 137.
In the crash, McCoy was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Northbound motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway into the East ditch, struck a Do Not Pass sign. Motorcycle flipped and skidded in the ditch, coming to rest facing Southwest on the left side. Rider was in East ditch 20 feet south east of the motorcycle
McCoy's injuries were serious. McCoy was taken by ambulance to Logan County Hospital.
The police said the 2010 Harley Davidson with Indiana license plate number T765BA damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Nationwide insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Triple T Towing. It was taken to Tow Yard.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K368 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-004840 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.
McCoy 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 McCoy 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