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Jerry L Friend of Hartville, MO was injured on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:20PM in Wright County, Missouri. Friend is a 71-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Highway 5 two miles north of Grovespring.
In the crash, Friend was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEH #2 CROSSED CENTERLINE AND STRUCK THE FRONT OF VEH #1. ASSISTED BY CPL. T. L. BROWN (328).
Friend's injuries were serious. Friend was taken by Mercy Ambulance to Cox South In Springfield, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2000 Gmc Sierra driven by Colliler was total. It was removed by Removed By Elliott’S Towing Of Macomb. The damage to the 2005 Kenworth driven by Friend was total. It was removed by Removed By Ed’S Towing Of Mountain Grove.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl J D Piccinino of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220442391 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.
Friend 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 Friend 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