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Vincent P Castro of Anderson, MO was injured on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 8:25AM in Mcdonald County, Missouri. Castro is a 25-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO 59 north Rte NN Inside anderson City Limits.
In the crash, Castro was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH – THIS IS TROOP D’S 79TH FATALITY FOR 2022 – NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED – CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 CROSSED CENTER LINE AND STRUCK VEH2 HEAD ON. SUBJECT PRONOUNCED AT FREEMAN WEST BY DR. KEVIN CHRISTIAN AT 0955 HOURS. AS REQUIRED BY LAW A SURVIVING DRIVER WAS TESTED FOR ALCOHOL.
Castro's injuries were serious. Castro was taken by Life Flight to Mercy Springfield.
The police said the damage to the 2004 Nissan Armada driven by Castro was total. It was removed by Towed By Metro Towing. The damage to the 2010 Toyota Tacoma driven by Cunningham was total. It was removed by Towed By Gardner’S Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr W M Graham of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220444027 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.
Castro 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 Castro 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