According to reports, the wreck occurred around 7:15 a.m., and the deceased driver was 20-year-old Monon resident Tiffany A. Chamness. She had been driving a Mazda passenger car, and was headed south when the vehicle veered over the median and entered oncoming traffic. It collided with a tractor-trailer driven by 63-year-old Charleston, Illinois resident Connie Lee Cox.
Reports state that Ms. Chamness was thrown from the vehicle during the crash, and she died as a result of her injuries. Cox was not hurt.
It does not appear that police issued any citations in regards to the incident. They continue to investigate, and have not commented on what may have caused Ms. Chamness to lose control of the car.
Seeing a copy of the Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana 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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