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Thomas A Rupp of Lawrence, Kansas was injured on Saturday, May 07, 2022 at 12:05 AM on the Kansas Turnpike. Rupp is a 88-year-old man.
The crash happened here: I70 219.8 Wb.
In the crash, Rupp was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2019 Toyota Highlander driven by Thomas Rupp] was in lane two of two when two deer entered the roadway in front of it from the south. Driver 1 [Thomas A Rupp] was unable to avoid striking both deer.
Rupp's injuries were minor. Rupp was taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial.
The police said the 2019 Toyota Highlander with Kansas license plate number 648LUW damage was not functional. This vehicle was insured. American Family insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Lighthouse.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K307 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-005092 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.
Rupp 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 Rupp 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