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Doris Thomas of Kansas City, Kansas was injured on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 08:41 AM on the Kansas Turnpike. Thomas is a 82-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: I70 MM 417.4 Wb (Wyandotte County).
In the crash, Thomas was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2021 NISSAN ROGUE driven by Gallaton Thomas] and vehicle 2[the 2019 FORD STRAIGHT TRUCK driven by Russell Sims] were westbound on i70. Vehicle 1 [the 2021 NISSAN ROGUE driven by Gallaton Thomas] lost control, struck vehicle 2[the 2019 FORD STRAIGHT TRUCK driven by Russell Sims], and then struck the concrete wall. Vehicle 2 [the 2019 FORD STRAIGHT TRUCK driven by Russell Sims] overturned.
Thomas's injuries were minor. Thomas was taken by ambulance to Ku Med.
The police said the 2021 Nissan Rogue with Kansas license plate number 654KXP damage was yes. This vehicle was insured. HARTFORD insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Santa Fe. It was taken to Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K162 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2023-001622 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.
Thomas 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 Thomas 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.
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