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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Accident Report?

You can get a copy of your Carmichael police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office.
The Sacramento Sheriff’s Office offers two ways to obtain a copy of your report.

In-Person

You can visit the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office Community Services Building in person to fill out a Record Release Form to obtain a copy of your report.
The sheriff’s office is located at:
4510 Orange Grove Avenue
Sacramento, CA
95641
Phone: 916-875-5484
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

By Mail

You can send a written request to the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, the accident report fee, and a copy of your valid photo ID.
Mail your request to:
4510 Orange Grove Avenue
Sacramento, CA
95641

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

A Sacramento Sheriff’s Office accident report will cost $10 per copy.

What Information is in a Sacramento County Collision Report?

Accident reports will include information such as the contact details for every party involved, each driver’s insurance information, driver’s license number, and license plate number.

The report also contains:

  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • A description of any accident injuries sustained
  • Vehicle damage
  • Any citations issued
  • Any arrests made
  • Anything the police officer believes contributed to the crash, such as road closures, inclement weather, or debris on the road.
  • Traffic accident reports will also have a section dedicated to the police officer’s accident investigation findings. This portion of the report details how the accident occurred, why, and which driver the police officer believed was negligent.

When Will My Sacramento County Traffic Accident Report Be Available?

Filing guidelines can vary, depending on accident type. For simple accidents, reports should be available within five to seven business days. For a hit-and-run crash, collisions that involve any type of crime, or if a fatality was involved, a report may be unavailable for several months. Contact law enforcement services to learn more.

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

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

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Sacramento County Collision Police Report?

If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident in California that was not your fault you may be entitled to compensation that will cover the cost of all accident-related expenses. Accident reports include vital information that you can use to prove the other driver should be held accountable for their negligence.

This information can include the reporting police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the accident occurred and which driver they believed was negligent. Additionally, other helpful information in a report can include a diagram of the accident scene, a description of your injuries and vehicle damage, any citations issued, any arrests made, weather and road conditions, and anything the police officer believes contributed to the accident such as traffic jams, inclement weather, or poor road conditions.

Your personal injury lawyer will use the information in this legal document to negotiate maximum compensation for your injuries and other damages.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our online collision report information center to obtain a copy of your California accident report as soon as possible. We understand how overwhelming and chaotic life after an auto accident can be which is why we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain a copy of this important document, the minute it’s available. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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