A Thursday accident in Tyler was investigated by police at the intersection of Texas State Route 323 and Donnybrook Avenue.
A Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Tony Peters allegedly failed to yield for a Dodge Caravan driven by Scott Plummer and was hit as Mr. Peters turned onto Donnybrook. The Tyler Police Department said that Mr. Peters went onto the hood of the van.
Less than half of motorcycle accidents in the state of Texas included riders that were wearing helmets in 2012 according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Only 4,875 out of 10,391 motorcycle accident had confirmed victims that were wearing helmets.
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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