A Better Way to Get Your Boston Crash Report Online

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

You can get a copy of your Boston police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Boston Police Department or the Registry of Motor Vehicles. The Boston Police Department offers two ways to get a copy of your traffic report, while the Registry of Motor Vehicles offers two ways.

Obtaining Your Traffic Report Through the Boston Police Department:

Boston Public Records Request In-Person

You can visit the Boston Police Department and fill out a Records Request form in person to obtain a copy of your collision report.
The Boston Police Department is located at:
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder Plaza
Roxbury Crossing, MA
02120
Phone: 617-343-4500

By Mail

You can send a written mail request to the Boston Police Department. You must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope, a copy of your photo ID or driver’s license, and the search fee.
Mail your request to:
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder Plaza
Roxbury Crossing, MA
02120

Obtaining your Boston City crash report through the Registry of Motor Vehicles:

In-Person

You can visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston City in person and fill out a Records Request form to get a copy of your crash report.
The Registry of Motor Vehicles is located at:
136 Blackstone St.
Boston, MA
02109

Online

Visit the South Boston RMV website to learn how to obtain a copy of your traffic report online through the crime incident report system.

How Much Do South Boston Accident Reports Cost?

A Boston crash report is $20 per copy.

When Can I Request a Copy of My Police Traffic Report?

You must wait four weeks from the date of the collision to request a report.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

A report details the entire crash and includes information such as:

  • The names and contact details for all parties involved in the car crash
  • The responding law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the crash
  • Insurance information
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • A description of vehicle damage/property damage
  • A description of bodily injuries
  • Accident type, such as head-on crash, multi-vehicle crash, wrong-way crash, fatal crash, bicyclist crash, etc.
  • Road and weather conditions

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All parties involved in the collision
  • The vehicle owner
  • Accident attorney
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the crash
  • Insurance company

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

If you sustained life-threatening injuries and/or vehicle damage/property damage, you may be eligible to pursue compensation in the form of an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit.
An accident report includes information that you can use to strengthen your case, such as:

  • The reporting police officer’s opinion concerning which driver they believe was at fault for the collision
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Witness statements
  • A description of minor and life-threatening injuries
  • A description of property damage/vehicle damage, such as damaged driver side rear, etc.
  • Road and weather conditions

An experienced personal injury attorney will conduct their own collision investigation and gather evidence, such as a traffic report, to build your case. An attorney can use the information in a collision report to effectively negotiate with an insurance company for fair compensation.

When Will My Traffic Report Be Available?

Filing accident reports occurs within seventy-two hours following a collision.
For minor accidents, you can expect to receive your report within eight to ten days. If the accident involved a violent crime, property crime, life-threatening injuries, drunk driver arrest, then your criminal records traffic report may be unavailable for several weeks or months, until the accident investigation or criminal investigation has concluded.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our crash report information center to locate a copy of your MA accident report, as soon as it’s available. At AccidentReports.com, we know how stressful and overwhelming life can be after being involved in an auto accident. Now, you can take advantage of our collision report support center to get a copy of your report from the comfort of your home. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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