A Hassle-Free Way to Get Your Collision Report Right When You Need it
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Kansas Accident Reports Lookup - FAQ
How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Kansas Crash Report?
You can get a copy of your Kansas police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Kansas Highway Patrol.The Kansas Highway Patrol offers three ways you can obtain a copy of your traffic accident report.
Public Records Request In-Person
You can visit the Kansas Highway Patrol in person and fill out a Records Request Form to obtain a copy of your report. The Kansas HWY Patrol is located at:122 SW 7th St.Topeka, KS66603Contact the department before you pick up your vehicle accident report to ensure it’s available.Phone: (785) 296-6800.
Kansas Accident Report Via Mail
To obtain a copy of your report by mail, you can send a written request to the Kansas Highway Patrol and include the payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. A request for a report by mail is processed in the order it’s received.
Kansas Accident Report Online
Request for reports is available online through the Kansas Highway Patrol website. Fill out the online crash report form and submit your accident and payment information.
When Will My Motor vehicle Accident Report Be Available?
You must wait fourteen days from the date of the accident to request your report. You can expect your report to take five to ten business days before it’s available. If it was a fatality crash, or the accident involved personal injuries, a crime, or significant property damage, the report may be unavailable for several weeks or months.
How Much Do Copies of Crash Reports Typically Cost?
You must pay a fee per report. Kansas accident reports are $5 per copy. An accepted payment method for reports includes credit card or debit card.
What Information is in a Crash Report?
- Contact information for all involved parties including phone number and email address
- License plates and vehicle identification number
- Police officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the accident
- Diagram of the motor vehicle collision site
- Description of personal injuries and vehicle damage
- Witness contact information and statements
- Name of responding law enforcement agency, badge and name of the reporting police officer
- Vehicle registration information
- Type of car crash (motorcycle accidents, scooter, pedestrian, head-on collision, bicyclist, Uber, rollover, drunk driving, etc.)
- Anything that may have contributed to the motor vehicle collision (road debris, traffic jam, animal, pedestrian, inclement weather, etc.)
- Illegal activity/criminal activity/citations issued (not wearing a seatbelt, DWI, DUI, speeding, etc.)
- Insurance policy information
- Time, date, and location of the automobile accident
Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Traffic collision Report?
If you were injured in an auto accident in Kansas, you must obtain a copy of your motor vehicle collision report if you plan to pursue compensation for your injuries, such as ongoing medical costs, as well as property damage, vehicle repair, lost wages from work, and other losses. A personal injury attorney can use the information in a crash report to build a strong accident claim that can hold the negligent driver’s insurance company responsible for your damages.
Insurance claims and Personal injury Lawsuits – Attorney-client relationship
Some of the information found in a car crash report can help prove liability, such as the responding law enforcement officer’s opinion concerning how the auto accident took place, why, and which driver they believed was at fault.Other information, such as a description of the personal injury you sustained, vehicle damage, personal property damage, any contributing factors to the automobile accident including broken or missing traffic signs or signals, road debris, or inclement weather conditions, can also be helpful for building a strong case for compensation. During insurance settlement negotiations, your attorney will fight for a fair settlement that will cover the cost of past and future medical bills, pain and suffering, vehicle damage, lost wages, and more.
Requesting a Kansas City Accident Report Online
At AccidentReports.com, you can take advantage of our crash report information center and search for your report from law enforcement agencies all over the state. At AccidentReports.com, you can get a copy of your report as soon as it’s available, without the hassle of picking up your report in person or waiting for your report to arrive in the mail. To get started on your search, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information for assistance.