Officials say two motorists were hospitalized with minor injuries after a two-vehicle drowsy driving crash near Copperopolis Monday afternoon.
According to California Highway Patrol, 67-year-old Richard Soracco of Angels Camp was traveling in his Chevrolet Colorado near the intersection of California State Route 4 and South Waverly Road when he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the center line, and collided with the Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 62-year-old Diane Lauterbach of Hathaway Pines. The impact caused both vehicles to spin in the roadway.
Seeing a copy of the California 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 California 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 California 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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