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Emma E Collister of Warsaw, MO was injured on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 9:15AM in Benton County, Missouri. Collister is a 82-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: US 65 northbound at Route BB.
In the crash, Collister was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 2 FAILED TO YIELD AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF NORTHBOUND VEHICLE 1. VEHICLE 2 STRUCK VEHICLE 1. VEHICLE 1 TRAVELED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, OVERTURNED, AND STRUCK A GUARDRAIL. VEHICLE 2 CAME TO REST IN THE RIGHT LANE OF US 65 NORTHBOUND. ASSISTED BY TPR C S RILEY /1264/ AND BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.
Collister's injuries were serious. Collister was taken by Lifeflight Eagle Air Ambulance to Research Hospital – Kansas City.
The police said the damage to the 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Collister was total. It was removed by Towed From The Scene By Tolliver’S Towing. The damage to the 2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac driven by Burnfin was extensive. It was removed by Towed From The Scene By Tolliver’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr B G Katzing of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220654739 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.
Collister 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 Collister 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