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Melissa L Abbott of Raytown, MO was injured on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 11:09PM in Jackson County, Missouri. Abbott is a 32-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Mo-350 eastbound, just east of Colbern Road.
In the crash, Abbott was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 2 SWERVED TO AVOID A DEER AND COLLIDED WITH PARKED VEHICLE. ASSISTED BY CPL. D. R. BECKER /219/, KANSAS CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND LEES SUMMIT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Abbott's injuries were minor. Abbott was taken by Lees Summit Fire to Saint Joseph Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Washington was extensive. It was removed by Eastbound. The damage to the 2009 Chevrolet Hhr driven by No driver was total. It was removed by Towed By Elite Tow.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr A K Booker of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220386411 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).
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Abbott 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 Abbott 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