Answer:

This is also a hearsay within hearsay problem. The statement by the patient to the officer is not inadmissible hearsay for the same three reasons listed above. The police report itself is a public record and it is obviously within the duties of the police to prepare accident investigation reports.

On to Problem 13-3, p. 759.

(1a) What is the most likely response to the hearsay objection?

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