Collision Reconstruction Associates, LLC is an association of three professional corporations whose individual and diverse areas of expertise are brought together for superior expert analysis.

We focus on Traffic Crash Reconstruction involving passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, motorcycle and railway crossing collisions, from crash to courtroom.

Our professionals are trained in Rapid Response preliminary evidence gathering and will rapidly and accurately respond to any traffic crash event throughout Kentucky and outlining areas. These independent professionals can be on-scene when needed within hours of an event to protect your interests and to provide the most accurate and professional access to the most time-critical proof available in Kentucky.


Principal Partners:

Van D. Kirk, Reconstructionist, Forensic Automotive Technician                                                                                         

Work History

  • Collision Reconstruction Associates, Member
  • Kirk Auto Group, Inc., President
  • Auto Tech Service, President
  • Before You Buy Auto Inspections, President
Professional Credentials & Certifications
  • Traffic Crash Reconstructionist, August 2017, IPTM
  • Advanced Crash Investigation, June, 2015, IPTM
  • At Scene Traffic Crash / Homicide Investigation, November 2010, IPTM
  • ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
  • Bosch Collision Data Recorder Technician Online IPTM
                                                                                                                                                        
  • FARO / ARAS 360 HD Advanced 3D Computer Diagramming Online
  • Advanced Crash Animation and Total Station Operation
  • Bosch Collision Data Recorder Conference
Memberships & Board Positions
  • Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE
  • International Network of Collision Reconstructionists, INCR
  • National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists, NAPARS
  • Accident Reconstruction Network, ARC

Curriculum Vitae

William C. Cloyd, III, Mechanical Engineer

Work History

  • Collision Reconstruction Associates, Member
  • Automotive Development Corporation, President
  • Medical Robotics, Inc., Vice President

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Bio-Engineering), University of Kentucky

Patents

  • Issued- Robotics Arm Coupling Device 4,696,524
  • Issued- Robotic Liquid Sampling System 5,166,889
  • Issued- Sealing Cap with One Way Valve 5,202,093

Curriculum Vitae

Jesse D. Kirk, Reconstructionist, Forensic Automotive Technician

Work History

  • Collision Reconstruction Associates, Member
  • JDK Automotive, LLC, President
  • Auto Tech Service
Professional Credentials and Certifications

  • Traffic Crash Reconstructionist, August 2017, IPTM
  • Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation, June 2015, IPTM
  • At Scene Traffic Crash / Homicide Investigation, March 2015, IPTM
  • ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
  • Bosch Collision Data Recorder Technician