A motorcyclist in the Portland suburb of Cornelius was killed on Thursday when a Hyundai Accent turned into him. The accident occurred on Baseline Street near 20th Avenue in front of a grocery store according to the Cornelius Police Department.
The name of the motorcyclist was not given, but he was declared dead at the scene despite wearing a helmet. The driver of the Hyundai, Grace Doner, 74, was not injured.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, per vehicle mile traveled in 2007, motorcyclists were about 37 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle traffic crash and 9 times more likely to be injured.
Seeing a copy of the Oregon 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 Oregon 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 Oregon 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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