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Q: I saw a man get hit when he was riding his motorcycle/scooter. The other driver was speeding and obviously at fault and I am pretty sure the man was injured. I didn't get to talk to the injured man because the ambulance came and got him and the police didn't ask anyone any questions that I saw. I couldn't stand there all day because I was on my lunch hour. What can I do so that the information gets to the right people?
A: You need to contact the police department where the accident happened and tell them who you are and what you saw if you had no other involvement other than being a witness to the accident. As a member in a civilized society you owe an obligation to others to help justice prevail in these types of motorcycle accidents. The police will take your information and supplement their report accordingly. The police may very well already know what happened and you may never hear anything else about it. On the other hand you may be the only person who can help blame or liability be allocated to the correct party. If necessary you may be contacted by a personal injury attorney, or maybe the police, you can't be sure until you tell them what happened. Now, if you were involved in the accident you need to consult with an attorney immediately and determine your best course of action.