Carl Oldridge Killed in a Crash on August 30, 2022 in Sumner County, Kansas



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Carl David Oldridge of Enid, Oklahoma was killed on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 04:50 PM in Sumner County, Kansas. Oldridge is a 61-year-old man.

The crash happened here: K49 milepost 5 southbound or 1200 Block of south Caldwell Rd.

In the crash, Oldridge was a driver. The police described the crash like this:

Vehicle 1 [the 2019 Kenworth Truck driven by Carl Oldridge] was Southbound on K49 near milepost 5 in Sumner county. The truck tractor left the roadway and entered the west ditch. Once the trailer entered the ditch, vehicle rolled and came to rest after striking a utility pole.

Injuries

Oldridge's injuries were fatal. Oldridge was taken by ambulance to Schaefer Mortuary.

Vehicle Damage

The police said the 2019 Kenworth Truck with Washington license plate number RP04928 damage was unknown. This vehicle was removed by Stricklands. It was taken to Tow Lot. The police also said, “Vehicle was hauling a 2017 Western Trailer with a Washington tag of 6958ZU. Also towed by Stricklands.”

How To Get the Highway Patrol Report

The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K80 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-009766 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.

Insurance Claim

Oldridge's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Oldridge's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.

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