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Grace A Misukonis of Edwardsville, IL was injured on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 5:00PM in St. Louis County, Missouri. Misukonis is a 19-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: westbound Interstate 70 west of Interstate 270.
In the crash, Misukonis was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLES 1,2 AND 3 WERE TRAVELING WEST ON I-70. VEHICLES 2 AND 3 SLOWED FOR TRAFFIC CONGESTION. VEHICLE 1 FAILED TO SLOW AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2. THIS IMPACT CAUSED THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 2 TO STRIKE THE REAR OF VEHICLE 3.
Misukonis's injuries were moderate. Misukonis was taken by Robertson Fire Protection District to Depaul Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2020 Chevrolet Trax driven by Misukonis was total. It was removed by Taken To/By A1 Towing. The damage to the 2021 Jeep Laredo driven by Yankey was extensive. It was removed by Taken To/By A1 Towing. The damage to the 2017 Ford Escape driven by Palitzsch was total. It was removed by Taken To/By A1 Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal L A Dezner of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220450539 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.
Misukonis 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 Misukonis 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