Hayward Accident Reports

An Expedient Way to Obtain Your Traffic Report Online

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Alameda County Crash Report?

You can get a copy of your Hayward police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Hayward PD.The local police department offers high-quality service to the Bay Area community and provides two ways to obtain a copy of your collision report.

In-Person Requests for Hayward Public Records

You can visit the Hayward Police Department – Front Counter to obtain a copy of your motor vehicle collision report. You must fill out an Incident Report Form, pay the appropriate fee, and show your photo ID. The Hayward PD is located at:300 W. Winton Ave.Hayward, CA94544Office hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Contact the Law Enforcement Services Department via phone before attempting to pick up your report to ensure it’s available.
Non-Emergency Services Phone: 510.293.7023

Request for Police Report By Mail

You can send a written Hayward Police Department request to the PD in Alameda County to obtain copies of police reports. You must include the automobile accident report form number if known, and the time, location, and date of the accident. You must also include a money order or check, made payable to the Hayward Police Department. Mail your request to: Hayward Police DepartmentAttn: Records Unit300 W. Winton Ave.Hayward, CA94544

When Will My Hayward Public Record Report Be Available?

It can take ten business days to process a Hayward public records request.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

A Hayward Police Department accident report is $12 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Incident Report?

  • The names and contact information for every party involved in a motor vehicle accident
  • The opinion of the reporting police officer regarding which party they believe was at fault for the collision and how the accident took place
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • A description of bodily injury sustained in the motor vehicle crash
  • A description of vehicle damage and personal property damage
  • Witness statements and contact details
  • Insurance information
  • Time of the accident
  • Any traffic citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Location of accident
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Registration information
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Weather conditions
  • Road conditions
  • Additional accident details that can explain any contributing factors to the collision such as debris on the road, inclement weather, or road work.
  • Any arrests made for criminal activities

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Incident Report?

  • Any party involved in the auto collision
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  • Vehicle owners
  • Insurance adjusters and insurance companies
  • Personal injury attorneys and personal injury law firms
  • Police agencies

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

If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in property damage or personal injuries, you may be entitled to compensation from the other driver’s insurance company that will cover the cost of all accident-related damages. An experienced accident attorney will use the important information found in an accident report to help strengthen your claim for compensation. This important information includes:

  • The responding law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding which party was at fault for the accident and how the collision took place
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Weather and road conditions
  • Any traffic citations issued for the violation of traffic laws

During settlement negotiations with the other driver’s insurance company, your attorney will use the crash report as evidence to prove liability and help you receive the settlement you deserve for the harm you have suffered.

What Other Types of Records and Reports are Available Through the Hayward PD?

  • Hayward inmate records
  • Hayward police records
  • Crime reports
  • Criminal history report
  • Incident report personal property

How Can I Get My Alameda County Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our accident report data center to locate and obtain a copy of your CA crash report online. We know how devastating life can be after being involved in a serious auto accident and how it can impact every aspect of your life, which is why we have made it our mission to help accident victims obtain this important document for their records. Searches are fast, hassle-free, and simple. Begin your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.
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