(e) Witnesses. Enter the name and addresses in the same manner as that of an
occupant. A telephone number should be entered.
e. Vehicle damage information. No dollar damage estimates will be made. Mark the proper box
for damage severity. When a vehicle must be towed away from the accident scene, write the name of
the towing/wrecker service. If a bus, motorcycle, trailer, or other type vehicle is damaged, sketch the
type vehicle and shade the area of worst damage.
When property other than a vehicle is damaged, describe it. Do not omit any important facts.
Limit your description to the space allotted. However, in some cases involving severe damage to high
value items, you may need to attach damage statements or estimates of the repair cost (1/2-ton truck
striking parked bus).
f. Sketch of accident. Space is provided on the form for most minor accidents. Serious accidents
will require a detailed separate diagram.
The following items should be noted on the diagram based on the degree of damage. Minor
accidents will require fewer items.
(1) Arrow in the upper right corner of the sketch showing north. (All sketches.)
(2) Roadway layout.
(5) Objects on or off the roadway.
(6) Traffic controls.
(7) Skid marks.
(8) Unusual/temporary conditions (ice patch, stones, gravel, etc.).
(9) Probable point of impact.
(10) Position of vehicles, pedestrians, or objects at point of impact.
(11) Probable paths of vehicle/pedestrian before and after the collision. A broken line indicates
path before the collision. A solid line shows path of travel after collision.
g. Description of collision. Describe what probably happened before, during, and after the
collision. Include information not on the diagram or other parts of the form. Describe special conditions