A Faster Way to Obtain Your Traffic Report

At AccidentReports.com, we know how important it is for accident victims to get a copy of their NYC crash report online as soon as possible. Because of this, we’ve created an innovative crash report information center that will allow you to search for your incident report, and get a copy as soon as it’s available. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

You can get a copy of your NYC police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the New York City Police Department.
The New York City Police Department offers two ways to get a copy of your traffic accident report.

Request Report In-Person

Visit the New York City Police Department and fill out a Records Request form to get a copy of your motorist report.
The New York City Police Department is located at:
1 Police Plz
New York, NY
10038

Contact the department before you attempt to pick up your police accident report to ensure it’s available.
Phone: (646) 610-5000

Request Report By Mail

You can send a written request to the New York City Police Department, along with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope and mail your request to:
1 Police Plz
New York, NY
10038

When Will My Crash Report Be Available?

Once you have submitted a request, you can expect to receive a copy of your traffic report within thirty days.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Accident report copies are $12 each.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names and contact information for all parties involved in the collision
  • A description of any bodily injuries sustained in the accident
  • A description of vehicle damage/property damage
  • Any citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • The reporting law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the collision
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Registration information
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Insurance information
  • Date, time, and location of the crash
  • Accident type
  • Road and weather conditions

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All parties involved in the collision
  • Reporting American law enforcement agency
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the crash
  • Vehicle owner
  • Legal representative
  • Insurance company

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

If you were injured in an automobile accident, you may be eligible to pursue compensation in the form of an auto insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. The information in a crash report can be used to help your personal injury lawyer build a strong case. This information includes the law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding which driver they believe was at fault for the motor vehicle crash, a description of your injuries, a description of vehicle damage, a diagram of the accident scene, road and weather conditions, and more. An experienced injury lawyer can use this information during settlement negotiations to fight for the compensation you deserve.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can take advantage of our extensive crash report information center and search for a copy of your NY crash report. Searches are fast and simple. Get started now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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