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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Bellflower Collision Report?

You can get a copy of your Bellflower police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the California Highway Patrol Office.
The California Highway Patrol Office offers two ways to get a copy of your traffic crash report:

Public Records Request In-Person

You can visit the CHP Office and fill out the CHP 190 Form. You must show your valid photo ID and pay the appropriate investigation report fee at the time of pick up.
Contact the department to speak with a patrol deputy to ensure your report is available.
The CHP Office is located at:
10051 Orr and Day Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA
90670
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
Phone: (562) 868-0503

Public Records Request Online

Visit the CHP website to fill out the CHP 190 form and learn how to obtain a copy of your crash report online.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

CHP accident reports may cost $6 to $25 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

A crash report will include information detailing the events of an accident, in addition to the contact information for all parties involved, a diagram of the accident scene, driver’s license number, insurance information, license plate numbers, a description of bodily injuries sustained in the crash, vehicle damage, and anything that may have contributed to the accident.
It will also include accident types, such as two-vehicle accident, multi-vehicle accident, hit-and-run-crash, fatal crash, etc.
The last portion of the report will include the police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the accident occurred and which driver they believed was negligent.

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Accident Report?

Eligible persons who can obtain a copy of an unredacted traffic report include all parties involved in the accident, accident attorneys, the parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the crash, vehicle owners, insurance companies, and law enforcement agencies.

When Will My Accident Report Be Available?

The filing of reports often takes place within seven days following the accident. However, if it was a fatal crash or the accident involved criminal activity, you may have to wait several months before your report is available.
Contact law enforcement services to learn more.

What Other Services Does the CHP Offer?

  • Adult fingerprinting
  • Notification about inmate status
  • Criminal and Non-criminal reports
  • Child abuse prevention services
  • Firearms safety services
  • Public safety services
  • Disaster services

To learn more, contact the department to speak with a patrol deputy.

What Happens if My Accident Took Place Outside of the CHP's Jurisdiction?

Contact Lakewood Sheriff’s Office to determine if they have a record of your report.
Lakewood Sheriff’s Office Phone, Lakewood Station: (562) 623-3500

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Crash Report?

If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation that will cover the cost of all accident-related expenses. Obtaining a copy of your crash report can help strengthen your claim since it includes important information that can help prove liability. In this report, you’ll find the police officer’s opinion regarding how and why the accident occurred and which driver they believed was negligent. You’ll also find a description of the injuries you sustained in the accident, the damage to your vehicle, and anything that may have contributed to the accident, such as road closures or traffic jams. An experienced personal injury lawyer will use this information when negotiating with the other driver’s insurance company to fight for fair compensation.

How Can I Get My Traffic Accident Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can take advantage of our crash report information center to search for a copy of your California accident report and obtain it the moment it’s available. To start your search, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.

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