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Alberto Bernal Gaytan of Gardner, Kansas was injured on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 09:15 AM in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Gaytan is a 38-year-old man.
The crash happened here: I635 southbound at mile marker 1.4; or I635 southbound, just north of Gibbs.
In the crash, Gaytan was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2019 GMC Sierra driven by Alberto Bernal Gaytan] and Vehicle 2 [the 2015 Freightliner Semi driven by Talal Cheema] were Southbound on I-635 in lane three. Vehicle 1 [the 2019 GMC Sierra driven by Alberto Bernal Gaytan] rear ended Vehicle 2 [the 2015 Freightliner Semi driven by Talal Cheema], as they were going up a hill.
Gaytan's injuries were minor. Gaytan was taken by ambulance to Olathe Medical Center.
The police said the 2019 Gmc Sierra with Kansas license plate number D032368 damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Traders insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Santa Fe.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K468 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2023-000504 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.
Gaytan 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 Gaytan 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