Fond du Lac County Sheriff Department Deputy Nick Evans shows how a total station is used in a crash investigation.
Who did what, when and where are critical pieces to understanding what happened in a vehicle crash.
After officers arrive on the scene of an accident, whether it's serious or not, a report is completed and information such as street names, time of day and names of drivers, is collected.
When the crash is serious or complex enough, the law enforcement agency may call for extra help from an accident reconstruction team which works to determine actions that led up to the crash, as well as the aftermath, to tell a complete story of the incident. ...