At least one person was injured Tuesday morning when two vehicles collided at a Fort Wayne intersection.
The Fort Wayne Police Department reports the accident occurred around 8:23 a.m. when an eastbound Honda allegedly ran through a stop light and hit a southbound Pontiac at the intersection of South Clinton Street and East Wayne Street.
Police say the unidentified driver of the Honda was injured in the crash and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. No one else was injured in the accident, according to the report.
According to a report from the Indiana State Police, there were 188,132 traffic accidents resulting in injuries and/or property damage in 2011, and 674 accidents resulted in 749 total fatalities during that year.
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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