The Austin Police Department is charging Joseph Rosales, 21, with manslaughter after he failed to stop and render aid to John Griffith, 81. Mr. Griffith was hit by Mr. Rosales on Monday when Mr. Rosales left the roadway on Lamar Boulevard.
Mr. Rosales then left the scene after hitting Mr. Griffith and an unknown woman on the hike-and-bike trail. The woman survived, but Mr. Griffith died from his injuries at University Medical Center Brackenridge.
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Seeing a copy of the Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas 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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