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James E Douglas of Pomona, MO was injured on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 2:25PM in Howell County, Missouri. Douglas is a 70-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Highway am four miles west of Willow Springs.
In the crash, Douglas was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
OCCURRED AS VEHICLE ONE TRAVELLED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, OVERCORRECTED, TRAVELLED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, AND OVERTURNED. ASSISTED BY ELEVEN POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT, WILLOW SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND WILLOW SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Douglas's injuries were moderate. Douglas was taken by Willow Springs Ambulance to Ozarks Healthcare.
The police said the damage to the 1999 Peterbuilt 377 driven by Douglas was total. It was removed by Towed By/To Gentleman Jim’S.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl J S Cunningham of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220451976 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.
Douglas 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 Douglas 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