Irvine Accident Reports

A Better Way to Get Your Orange County Traffic Report Online

At, you can search our crash report information center to obtain a copy of your police crash report, as soon as it’s available. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

You can get a copy of your Irvine police report at, or you can go through the Irvine Police Department. The Irvine Police Department in Orange County offers two ways to obtain a copy of your traffic report.


You can request a copy of your motor vehicle collision report in person by visiting the Irvine Police Department’s Business Desk. You must fill out a Records Request form and pay the appropriate fee at the time of pick up. Contact the department during regular business hours to ensure your report is available. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Irvine Police Department is located at:1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA92606

By Mail

You can send a notarized written request to the Irvine Police Department. You must include a copy of your government-issued photo ID, report number, the appropriate fee, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail your request to: Irvine Police Department P.O. Box 19575 Irvine, CA 92623-9575 ATTN: Police Records

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Irvine traffic accident reports are $6 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names and contact information for all parties involved in the collision
  • The responding police officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the crash and how it occurred
  • A diagram of the accident site
  • A description of property damage/vehicle damage
  • A description of accident injuries such as broken bones, head trauma, etc.
  • Insurance information
  • Vehicle driver registration
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Eyewitness accounts
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Accident type, such as truck accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, auto-pedestrian collision, multi-car crash, etc

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

Authorized parties that can receive this type of report include:

  • All parties involved in the collision
  • The parent or legal guardian of the minor involved in the crash
  • Vehicle owner
  • Personal insurance carrier
  • Accident attorney law firm

When Will My Crash Report Be Available?

It can take ten to twelve business days before accident victims receive their reports. If it was a fatal collision or injury accident, it can take several weeks or months before you receive your report. Fatal crash reports are only available with in-person requests.

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

If you sustained severe injuries in an automobile accident that was not your fault, you may be eligible to file a claim or personal injury lawsuit. An accident report contains important information that you can use to strengthen your claim. This information includes the reporting police officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was responsible for the crash and how the accident occurred, a diagram of the accident scene, a description of personal injuries, property damage, and vehicle damage, witness statements, any citations issued for traffic law violations, and more. An experienced auto accident lawyer can use this information to negotiate with an insurance company for a full and fair settlement.

How Can I Get My Online Report?

At, you can take advantage of our extensive crash report information center to obtain a copy of your CA crash report for your records. Using our collision report support center is fast, simple, and hassle-free. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page.
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