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Maria Anguiano Mena of Deerfield, Kansas was injured on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 02:53 PM in Kearny County, Kansas. Mena is a 51-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: U50 MM 50 westbound or 0.5 miles west from 6th St on U50 (deerfield, Ks).
In the crash, Mena was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2015 GMC Canyon driven by Brooke Jones] was Westbound behind Vehicle 2 [the 1995 Mercury Tracer driven by Maria Anguiano Mena] when Vehicle 2 [the 1995 Mercury Tracer driven by Maria Anguiano Mena] slowed to turn. Vehicle 1 [the 2015 GMC Canyon driven by Brooke Jones] attempted to slow down in time and moved to the Eastbound lane. Vehicle 1 [the 2015 GMC Canyon driven by Brooke Jones] crashed into the rear of Vehicle 2 [the 1995 Mercury Tracer driven by Maria Anguiano Mena].
Mena's injuries were minor. Mena was taken by ambulance to Kearny County Hospital.
The police said the 1995 Mercury Tracer with Kansas license plate number 257BJH damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Shelter Mutual Insurance insured this vehicle.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K111 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2023-002940 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.
Mena 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 Mena 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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