Vernon Smith Injured
Vernon Smith of St Louis, Missouri was injured on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 3:50 PM in St. Louis County, Missouri.
Smith is a 47-year-old man.
The crash happened here: WESTBOUND I-270 WEST OF WEST FLORISSANT
In the crash,
Smith was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
ALL VEHICLES WERE TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 270, WEST OF WEST FLORISSANT IN LANE 2. BOTH VEHICLES ONE AND TWO WERE STOPPED IN CONGESTED TRAFFIC. VEHICLE THREE WAS TRAVELING BEHIND VEHICLE TWO. THE DRIVER OF VEHICLE TWO FAILED TO KEEP A PROPER LOOKOUT AND WAS FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY. THE FRONT OF VEHICLE THREE STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE TWO. VEHICLE TWO STARTED TO SLIDE AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE TWO STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE ONE.
Smith’s injuries were minor.
Smith was taken by Christian Hospital Ems to Christian Northeast Hospital.
Smith was in vehicle #3, a 2015 Ford Transit Van.
Smith was a driver. The police said the damage to the 2015 Ford Transit Van was moderate. Regarding removal of the vehicle, the police said: Towed To/By A And A Towing.
How to Get the Police Report
Cpl Z Kral of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220664433 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 for each certified report. Certification is required for court.
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). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the police report.
The information in this article came from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Offer Ends Soon: Request a free copy of the police report by calling 877-925-1969 before time is up.
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