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Nikki Nicole Plante of Ellis, Kansas was injured on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 07:55 AM in Trego County, Kansas. Plante is a 26-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: 600 feet south of the 380th and H Road Intersection, or 4 miles north of exit 140 from I70.
In the crash, Plante was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2008 Buick Lucerne driven by Nikki Plante] was Southbound on County Road 380. Vehicle 1 [the 2008 Buick Lucerne driven by Nikki Plante] lost control after crossing County Road H, swerved and enter the East ditch. Vehicle 1 [the 2008 Buick Lucerne driven by Nikki Plante] tripped and overturned coming to rest on its wheels.
Plante's injuries were serious. Plante was taken by ambulance to Hays Medical Center.
The police said the 2008 Buick Lucerne with Kansas license plate number 856PUT damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Shelter Mutual Insurance insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by R & R Towing. It was taken to Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K330 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-010613 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.
Plante 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 Plante 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