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Ella M Govreau of Farmington, MO was injured on Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 9:30AM in St. Francois County, Missouri. Govreau is a 83-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: US 67 northbound south of Parkway Drive.
In the crash, Govreau was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 2 WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON US 67, IN LANE 1. VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND, BEHIND VEHICLE 2. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2. VEHICLE 2 STRUCK THE MEDIAN CABLE BARRIER. ASSISTED BY CPL. B. BEARD (254)
Govreau's injuries were minor. Govreau was taken by St. Francois County Ambulance District to Parkland Health Center North Bonne Terre.
The police said the damage to the 2009 Nissan Titan driven by Baumgartner was total. It was removed by To / By Buckley’S Towing. The damage to the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic driven by Reed was total. It was removed by To/By Marler’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr J J Wilt of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220172037 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.
Govreau 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 Govreau 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