Our Guide to Help You Read Your Ohio Car Accident Report
If you've been involved in a car accident, the police will fill out a traffic crash report, which you can get a copy of later. If you've never seen one before, it can be confusing. But it contains information that is very important.
The traffic crash report is a valuable piece of evidence in personal injury cases. It is a written record of what happened during the crash and can help prove negligence. The responding officer will record the location, time, weather and road conditions and other factors, such as whether a driver was distracted or under the influence of alcohol. The officer will also record whether there was an injury or fatality.
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