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Mellani R Nigh of Lexington, MO was injured on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 12:38PM in Ray County, Missouri. Nigh is a 22-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: MO 10 and Bus 10 west Junction.
In the crash, Nigh was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A LEFT HAND TURN AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF VEHICLE 2. VEHICLE 2 STRUCK VEHICLE 1. ASSISTED BY TPR T K LEFTWICH /862/ AND RAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.
Nigh's injuries were minor. Nigh was taken by Private Conveyance to Lafayette Regional Hospital – Lexington.
The police said the damage to the 2005 Honda Civic driven by Nigh was extensive. It was removed by Towed From The Scene By Greens Towing. The damage to the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Outersky was extensive. It was removed by Towed From The Scene By Carmichael’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr T R Peoples of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220383757 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.
Nigh 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 Nigh 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