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Robert L. Johnson of Topeka, Kansas was injured on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 06:12 PM in Shawnee County, Kansas. Johnson is a 43-year-old man.
The crash happened here: U.s. Highway 75 161.2 milepost southbound or 0.2 miles north of Interstate 70 on U.s. Highway 75.
In the crash, Johnson was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle One and Vehicle Two were traveling Southbound on U.S. Highway 75. Vehicle One did not see that Vehicle Two slowed down for traffic. Vehicle One rear ended the back of Vehicle Two.
Johnson's injuries were minor. Johnson was taken by ambulance to Stormont Vail.
The police said the 2021 Chevy Malibu with Kansas license plate number 939LBD damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Safe Auto Insurance Company insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Browns Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K22 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-005271 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.
Johnson 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 Johnson 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