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David Elias Trimble of Topeka, Kansas was injured on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 07:10 PM in Shawnee County, Kansas. Trimble is a 41-year-old man.
The crash happened here: K4 eastbound Entrance ramp to U24 westbound.
In the crash, Trimble was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2005 Chevrolet Classic driven by David Trimble] was on the entrance ramp to U24 Westbound from K4 Eastbound. Vehicle 1 [the 2005 Chevrolet Classic driven by David Trimble] failed to negotiate the curve in the roadway. Vehicle 1 [the 2005 Chevrolet Classic driven by David Trimble] left the roadway to the left, then to the right, went down an embankment and struck a tree.
Trimble's injuries were minor. Trimble was taken by ambulance to Stormont Vail.
The police said the 2005 Chevrolet Classic with Kansas license plate number 612NKL damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. The Standard Fire Ins CO insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Darrells Service.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K468 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-005638 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.
Trimble 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 Trimble 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