Serious motor vehicle crashes are a sad fact of life in the modern era. The thorough investigation of these crashes, while often complex and time consuming, is an essential aspect of police work.
|A serious motor vehicle crash
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In order to provide the most professional police service possible, the Frankenmuth Police Department is a member of the Saginaw County Accident Investigation Unit (A.I.U.) The unit is comprised of twenty-two police officers who have received advanced training in the area of motor vehicle accident investigation.
These officers have also received training in specialized areas within the field of accident investigation, including vehicle dynamics, pedestrian accidents, articulated vehicle (motorcycle and semi truck) accidents, occupant kinematics, vehicular homicide and low speed impact accidents, among others.
The Unit responds to all fatal accidents, any accident where the injuries indicate that a fatality is likely to occur, and any other accident where the facts and circumstances indicate that their expertise is needed and warranted.