Two paramedics were injured as they responded to a call when an SUV struck their ambulance according to the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred at the intersection of Texas State Route 71 and Texas State Route 95, and one of the paramedics was airlifted from the scene in serious condition.
The ambulance did not have any patients at the time of the crash, and the driver of the SUV was not injured. The seriously injured paramedic was airlifted to University Medical Center Brackenridge.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 68 percent of motor vehicle fatalities in 2010 were passenger vehicle occupants, 13 percent were pedestrians, 13 percent were motorcyclists, 2 percent were bicyclists, and 1 percent were occupants of large trucks.
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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