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Belinda G Althage of St James, MO was injured on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 12:45PM in Phelps County, Missouri. Althage is a 64-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Cr 2000 one Half mile north of Rolla.
In the crash, Althage was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
OCCURRED AS VEH 2 TURNED LEFT INTO THE PATH OF VEH 1.
Althage's injuries were minor. Althage was taken by Ambulance to Phelps Health.
The police said the damage to the 2000 Ford F250 driven by Malva was moderate. It was removed by Removed By Private Tow. The damage to the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Althage was total. It was removed by Big Boys Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr B N Crawford of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220188056 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.
Althage 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 Althage 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