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Christopher L Allen of Cape Girardeau, MO was injured on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 7:55AM in Perry County, Missouri. Allen is a 38-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Interstate 55 at mile marker 123.
In the crash, Allen was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
THE FRONT END OF VEHICLE #1 STRUCK THE REAR END OF VEHICLE #2. VEHICLE #2 SLID OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY WHERE IT BEGAN OVERTURNING IN THE MEDIAN. VEHICLE #2 TRAVELED ACROSS THE SOUTHBOUND LANES AND CAME TO REST ON THE WEST SHOULDER OF INTERSTATE 55 ON ITS TOP.
Allen's injuries were minor. Allen was taken by Perry County Ambulance to St Francis Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2018 Ford F250 driven by Bearden was minor. It was removed by Driven From Scene. The damage to the 2021 Mazda Cx-5 driven by Allen was total. It was removed by Towed To/By Hunsaker Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Msgt W B Sevier of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220235836 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.
Allen 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 Allen 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