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Matthew Rudy Hernandez of Bonner Springs, Kansas was injured on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 03:55 PM in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Hernandez is a 46-year-old man.
The crash happened here: K7 northbound ramp to I70 westbound or K7 northbound at the Intersection of Cannon Drv.
In the crash, Hernandez was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2016 GMC Sierra driven by Jeremy Clark] was Northbound on K7 in lane 2, Vehicle 2 [the 2001 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado driven by Matthew Hernandez] was stopped at a stop light Westbound Ramp from I70 to Cannon Drv. Vehicle 1 [the 2016 GMC Sierra driven by Jeremy Clark] for unknown reason continued Northbound, struck the light pole on the right side of the road, continued and struck Vehicles 2 drivers side. Vehicle 1 [the 2016 GMC Sierra driven by Jeremy Clark] came to rest at another light pole. Vehicle 2 [the 2001 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado driven by Matthew Hernandez] came to rest in the ditch.
Hernandez's injuries were minor. Hernandez was taken by ambulance to Ku Medical Center.
The police said the 2001 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado with Kansas license plate number 364NDA damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Key Insurance Company insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by All City Tow. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K496 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-009553 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.
Hernandez 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 Hernandez 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