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Randy M Smith of Poplar Bluff, MO was injured on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 10:20PM in Butler County, Missouri. Smith is a 46-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Highway M, two miles west of Poplar Bluff.
In the crash, Smith was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE ONE STRUCK A PEDESTRIAN IN THE ROADWAY. BOTH OCCUPANTS OF VEHICLE ONE WERE EJECTED
Smith's injuries were serious. Smith was taken by Ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 1997 Honda Motorcycle driven by Smith was moderate. It was removed by Towed By Barker’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr J C Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220384451 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.
Smith 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 Smith 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