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Terrence Clark of Lawrence, Kansas was injured on Monday, June 06, 2022 at 02:37 PM on the Kansas Turnpike. Clark is a 59-year-old man.
The crash happened here: I335 159.6 Sb (Osage County).
In the crash, Clark was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2013 Honda Accord driven by Terrence Clark] was passing Vehicle 2 [the 2021 International Semi driven by Gary Mims] in the left lane when the front left tire failed. Driver 1 [Terrence Clark] lost control and struck the median barrier wall before striking trailer 2 of Vehicle 2 [the 2021 International Semi driven by Gary Mims] and coming to rest in the right ditch.
Clark's injuries were serious. Clark was taken by ambulance to Stormont Vail.
The police said the 2013 Honda Accord with Kansas license plate number 070JFU damage was not functional. This vehicle was insured. Farmers insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Browns Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K465 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-006374 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.
Clark 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 Clark 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