A woman died after two vehicles collided on Route 13 at Route Z by Warsaw Sunday night.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 8:45 p.m., 67-year-old Marguerite Schmidt was driving a Volkswagon car north on Route 13 when she attempted to turn left at an intersection and crashed into a northbound Toyota Tundra drven by 56-year-old Edwin Crawford. The impact of the crash caused Ms. Schmidt’s vehicle to leave the roadway and travel into the southbound lanes of Route 13.
Ms. Schmidt was taken to Golden Valley Hospital where she died later from her injuries. Mr. Crawford and his passenger, 38-year-old Nicole Slaughter-Crawford were taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.
Seeing a copy of the Missouri accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about Missouri Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An Missouri accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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