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Ryan Stearns of Kansas City, Missouri was injured on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 10:03 AM in Johnson County, Kansas. Stearns is a 29-year-old man.
The crash happened here: I35 225.5 Sb or 0.1 miles north of 87th St.
In the crash, Stearns was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2021 Toyota Corolla driven by Angel Rogers] was southbound on I35 in the center lane, Vehicle 2 [the 2019 Indian Motorcycle driven by Ryan Stearns] was southbound on I35 in the right lane. Vehicle 1 [the 2021 Toyota Corolla driven by Angel Rogers] made a lane change to the right and struck vehicle 2[the 2019 Indian Motorcycle driven by Ryan Stearns]. Vehicle 1 [the 2021 Toyota Corolla driven by Angel Rogers] then struck the barrier wall.
Stearns's injuries were minor. Stearns was taken by ambulance to Overland Park Regional.
The police said the 2019 Indian Motorcycle with Missouri license plate number GP1ZS damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Progressive insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Kidds.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K420 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-009183 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.
Stearns 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 Stearns 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