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Juso Silahic of St Louis, MO was injured on Monday, May 09, 2022 at 6:46PM in St. Louis County, Missouri. Silahic is a 57-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Interstate 270 Sb north of Olive Blvd.
In the crash, Silahic was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
DRIVER 1 MADE AN UNSAFE LANE CHANGE TO THE RIGHT. VEHICLE 1 STRUCK VEHICLE 2. VEHICLE 2 THEN STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 3. ASSISTED BY CPL. C. L. PLEASANT (715)
Silahic's injuries were minor. Silahic was taken by Creve Coeur Fire District to Mercy Hospital St Louis.
The police said the damage to the 2013 Subaru Legacy driven by Smith was total. It was removed by Towed By/To Mcnamaras Towing. The damage to the 2002 Dodge Ram driven by Hambrick was minor. It was removed by Driven From Scene. The damage to the 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by Silahic was total. It was removed by Towed By/To Mcnamaras.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr M Lang and Fto Cpl Z C Kral of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220234947 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.
Silahic 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 Silahic 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