Lancaster Accident Reports

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You can search our extensive crash report information center and locate a copy of your traffic police report, the minute it’s available. Searching for your collision report is fast and simple. To get started, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Police Crash Report?

You can get a copy of your Lancaster police report at, or you can go through the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station offers two ways to obtain a copy of your traffic report.


You can visit the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and fill out a Records Request Form to obtain a copy of your traffic report. The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is located at:501 W. Lancaster Blvd.Lancaster, CA93534Give the station a phone call during normal business hours before you attempt to pick up your traffic crash report to ensure it’s available. Non-Emergency Number: (661) 948-8466

Accident Police Report Request By Mail

You can send a written request to the Lancaster Police Station to get a copy of your crash report. You must include the report number if known, a copy of your photo ID, payment, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

When Will My Report Be Available?

You must allow two weeks to obtain a copy of your collision report.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

A Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office accident report is $23 per copy. Acceptable payment includes check, money order, debit cards and credit card payments.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The contact information for all parties involved in the motor vehicle collision, including email addresses and public cell phone numbers.
  • The responding law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding how the accident occurred and which party was at fault
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Insurance information
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • A description of any bodily injury sustained in the accident
  • A description of vehicle damage and personal property damage
  • Time of the accident
  • Location of the accident
  • Date of the accident
  • Any citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Any arrests made due to criminal activities
  • Weather conditions
  • Road conditions
  • Any crimes committed, such as a hit-and-run or theft and types of theft
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • Any additional accident information

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All parties involved in the accident
  • The parent or guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  • Vehicle owners
  • Accident attorneys and personal injury law firms
  • Insurance adjusters and insurance providers

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

If you are involved in a serious auto accident and sustained injuries you may be entitled to compensation for all accident-related expenses. You can file an insurance claim with the other driver’s insurance company or you can file a personal injury lawsuit. The information found in the crash report can help strengthen your claim for compensation and prove the other driver should be held liable for your accident-related damages. The important information found in an accident report that can help your claim can include:

  • The reporting police officer conducting the accident investigation will provide a statement concerning their findings including which party they believe was liable for the accident and how the accident occurred
  • Any traffic citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Arrest made for criminal activity
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Witness statements and contact details
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • A description of the injuries you sustained in the collision
  • A description of vehicle damage
  • Police activities

With this information, your personal injury attorney will have a better chance of proving liability and helping you to receive the compensation you deserve for the harm you have suffered.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At, you can search for your California accident report and get your copy as soon as it’s available. We know how devastating and chaotic life can be after a serious motor vehicle accident, which is why we have made it our mission to help accident victims obtain this important document as soon as possible. To get started now, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.
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