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Katherine K. Johnson of Wichita, Kansas was injured on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 01:44 PM in Haskell County, Kansas. Johnson is a 74-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: U83 and U56 Intersection or U56 westbound at milepost 69.
In the crash, Johnson was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Cadillac SRX driven by Philip Johnson] was Westbound on U56. Vehicle 2 [the 2007 Freightliner driven by Noel Brau Ferriol] was Southbound on U83 traveling through the intersection. Vehicle 1 [the 2016 Cadillac SRX driven by Philip Johnson] failed to stop at the stop sign and struck the rear of the trailer of Vehicle 2 [the 2007 Freightliner driven by Noel Brau Ferriol].
Johnson's injuries were minor. Johnson was taken by ambulance to Satanta District Hospital.
The police said the 2016 Cadillac Srx with Kansas license plate number MONKY68 damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Shelter Insurance insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Davis Auto. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K120 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-008971 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.
Johnson 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 Johnson 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