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Trevor A Bunch of Wright City, MO was injured on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 10:24AM in St. Charles County, Missouri. Bunch is a 33-year-old man.
The crash happened here: westbound Interstate 70 at Route Z.
In the crash, Bunch was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 2 SLOWED AND STOPPED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC AHEAD. DRIVER 1 FAILED TO STOP IN TIME AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE TOWED UNIT OF VEHICLE 2. TPR J. T. PARROTT (764)
Bunch's injuries were minor. Bunch was taken by St Charles County Ambulance District to Ssm Health St Joseph Hospital Lake St Louis (West).
The police said the damage to the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Bunch was total. It was removed by Towed By/To Superior Towing. The damage to the 2023 Peterbuilt 379 driven by Simmons was moderate. It was removed by Towed By/To Skyline Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl T N Ziegler of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220381673 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.
Bunch 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 Bunch 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