A woman was killed Monday morning in a collision with a logging truck.
According to the Maine State Police Department, 20-year-old Charleston resident Samantha Snyder was driving a 2011 Toyota Corolla on Bradford Road when slid over the center line on the snow-covered roadway. She slid sideways and came into the path of a semi hauling logs driven by 32-year-old Wyatt Astbury of Orland. About 6:50 a.m. the semi crashed into the passenger side of the car.
Ms. Snyder was declared dead at the scene. As a precaution Mr. Astbury was transported to Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxtrot. He had no apparent injuries.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that more than 500,000 semis and large commercial vehicles were involved in traffic crashes in 2010. Those accidents resulted in injuries to more than 100,000 people and more than 5,000 deaths.
Seeing a copy of the Maine 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 Maine 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 Maine 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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