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Marlow D Kichler of Wood River, IL was injured on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 6:05PM in Warren County, Missouri. Kichler is a 39-year-old man.
The crash happened here: eastbound Interstate 70 at the 202 mile marker.
In the crash, Kichler was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 AND VEHICLE 2 WERE TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON INTERSTATE. DRIVER 2 BEGAN TO STOP DUE TO CONGESTION AHEAD. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2. BOTH VEHICLES THEN TRAVELED OFF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK THE CABLE BARRIER. ASSISTED BY TPR. T. N. ZIEGLER (1440).
Kichler's injuries were minor. Kichler was taken by Warren County Ambulance to Ssm Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis.
The police said the damage to the 1996 Dodge Stratus driven by Butler was total. It was removed by Towed To/By Budget Towing. The damage to the 2014 Ford Mustang driven by Kichler was total. It was removed by Towed To/By Crash City Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr J T Parrott of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220307579 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.
Kichler 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 Kichler 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