Accident Report

Synonyms

An accident Report (sometimes called a collision or police report) is generated by the investigating officer who responds to a request for assistance at the scene of a car accident. The police report is a summary of information regarding the motor vehicle collision -- containing both facts related to the accident, and opinions of the investigating officer.

Accident Report

Quick Definition:  An accident Report (sometimes called a collision or police report) is generated by the investigating officer who responds to a request for assistance at the scene of a car accident. The police report is a summary of information regarding the motor vehicle collision — containing both facts related to the accident, and opinions of the investigating officer.

How Do I Get Copies of My Traffic Accident Reports?

  1. Online – The easiest way to get a copy of your police report os by going online.
  2. Mail – You can submit what is called an Open Records Request to responding investigation office.
  3. In Person – You van stop by the precinct of the responding investigation office and request a copy of your accident report.

How Can An Accident Report Be Helpful?

Accident Reports provide important information about your collision or incident including names and details of all relevant parties; insurance information for all drivers; description of property damage; culpability according to the responding officer and in some cases a description of the injuries suffered by the parties.

How Much Is An Accident Report?

The fees may vary based on the municipality but typically the fee is $5 per report.

How Long Does An Accident Report Take?

The availability of the accident report depends on the municipality and the complexity of the accident.  However t hey typically take between 7 to 10 days to be prepared.

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