Wesley Grimes, P.E.
Director of Forensic Services

Wesley Grimes joined the Mecanica team in early 2022. Prior to joining Mecanica he was the owner and president of Collision Engineering Associates, Inc., an Arizona company that served clients throughout the United States for 28 years in the field of accident reconstruction and fast response documentation.

Wes, has been documenting, analyzing and reconstructing vehicular accidents for over 40 years. Wes is a registered professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University. He is certified to image and analyze data from passenger vehicles using the CDR tool. He is also trained and qualified to image ECMs from heavy trucks.

Wes has attended more than 30 courses for specialized training in the field of accident reconstruction. He received the Forest R. McFarland Award from SAE for his 10 years of service as a technical session co-organizer of the accident reconstruction sessions at the SAE World Congress. He has taught courses in this field for more than 20 years, including the advanced HVE course held at the HVE Forum. Mr. Grimes has published over two dozen technical papers in this field. He has qualified to testify in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

For a complete list of training and publications please contact Mr. Grimes to request a copy of his curriculum vitae.