Makayla Florence Injured
Makayla Florence of Ripley, Ohio was injured on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8:39 PM in St. Louis County, Missouri.
Florence is a 33-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: 270 WESTBOUND WEST OF RIVERVIEW DRIVE
In the crash,
Florence was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
VEHICLE 1 AND VEHICLE 2 WERE TRAVELING IN LANE 1 OF WESTBOUND INTERSTATE 270. A TRACTOR TRAILER BEGAN TO MERGE FROM THE RIGHT SHOULDER ONTO LANE 2 OF WESTBOUND INTERSTATE 270. ANOTHER VEHICLE SLOWED TO ALLOW THE TRACTOR TRAILER TO MERGE. A WHITE PONTIAC PASSENGER VEHICLE ABRUPTLY CHANGED LANES FROM LANE 2 TO LANE 1 IN FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 AND VEHICLE 2. THE WHITE PONTIAC PROCEEDED TO COME TO A COMPLETE STOP IN FRONT OF VEHICLE 2. VEHICLE 2 CAME TO A COMPLETE STOP AND VEHICLE 1 WAS UNABLE TO STOP COMPLETELY. VEHICLE 1 STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2.
Florence’s injuries were minor.
Florence was taken by Private Conveyance to Ssm Health Center Depaul Hospital.
Florence was in vehicle #2, a 2018 Ford Express. The police said the damage to the 2018 Ford Express was minor. Regarding removal of the vehicle, the police said: Driven From Scene.
How to Get the Police Report
Tpr T Murphy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 230048883 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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