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Chester W Rickey of Hannibal, MO was injured on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 10:30PM in St. Charles County, Missouri. Rickey is a 52-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Highway 61 south of Route W.
In the crash, Rickey was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON US-61, TRAVELED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY. DRIVER 1 OVERCORRECTED. VEHICLE 1 RETURNED TO THE ROADWAY, CROSSED BOTH LANES, TRAVELED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, AND OVERTURNED, COMING TO REST ON ITS WHEELS IN THE CENTER MEDIAN.
Rickey's injuries were serious. Rickey was taken by St. Charles County Ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
The police said the damage to the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Rickey was extensive. It was removed by Towed To/By Superior Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr D O Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220447635 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.
Rickey 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 Rickey 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