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At AccidentReports.com, we offer a fast and simple way to get a copy of your collision report, the minute it’s available. We’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain a copy of their report as soon as possible. If you don’t have time to pick up a copy of your crash report in person from the Michigan State Police Department, take advantage of our crash report information center now.
Michigan Accident Reports - FAQ
How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Traffic Police Report?
You can obtain a copy of your Michigan police report from AccidentReports.com, or you can obtain a copy of your report from the Michigan State Police Department.The Michigan State Police offer a few different ways to get your report.
Visit the Michigan State Police Department and fill out a Records Request Form. The police department is located at:544 N Main St.Wayland, MI49348On the crash form, you will need to provide the accident report number, time, data, crash location, your full name, address, and contact information.
Send a written request to the Michigan State Police Department at:544 N Main St.Wayland, MI49348You must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope, your mailing address, and the fee for the report, along with the written request.
You can visit the Michigan Police Department’s office website and order a copy of your report. For online options, you must include accident information, such as the time, date, and location of the accident, your full name and address, the crash report number, and your email address or electronic mail address.
What Information is in a Collision Report?
Accident reports contain important car crash details, including:
- The time, location, and date of the auto accident
- The names and contact details of all parties involved
- A description of personal injuries and vehicle damage
- Vehicle identification number
- Vehicle registration information
- Accident type (rollover, hit-and-run, head-on collision, motorcycle accident, semi-truck accident, scooter accident, etc.)
- Anything that may have contributed to the automobile accident (road debris, poor road conditions, inclement weather, animal, traffic congestion, etc.)
- The name and badge number of the responding law enforcement officer and the name of the law enforcement agency
- Any arrests made or traffic citations issued including DUI, or DWI, speeding, reckless driving, etc.
How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?
Michigan accident reports are $10.00 per copy. Accepted forms of payment include debit card, credit card, money order, or personal check.
When Will My Crash Report Be Available?
Crash report requests are processed in the order they’re received. You must wait ten days after the date of the accident before you request your copy. You can anticipate waiting for ten to fifteen business days before your report is available. For fatal traffic crashes, accidents that involved significant property damage, or severe personal injuries, reports may be unavailable for several weeks or months. If you have not received your report within one month following the accident, contact the department during normal business hours to learn more.
Who Can Obtain an Unredacted Copy of a Traffic collision Report?
- All involved parties
- The parent or legal guardian of a minor
- Personal injury lawyer
- Insurance representative
- Vehicle owner/property owner
- Law enforcement officer
Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Police Department Report?
After an accident, you can file a personal injury claim or lawsuit to receive compensation for your injuries, vehicle damage, and other losses.The information in traffic police records includes the responding police officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was at fault for the collision. The report also includes vital information, such as statements made by the other driver and witnesses, a description of personal injuries, vehicle damage, contact information for all parties involved, vehicle information, and more.
Filing an Insurance claim or Personal injury Lawsuit
The information in the report can be used by your personal injury attorney to strengthen your insurance claim, which is why you must obtain a copy of your report as early on in the claims process as possible. A personal injury lawyer will negotiate with the other driver’s insurance company to obtain a fair settlement for pain and suffering, past and future medical bills, property damage,and more.
AccidentReports.com is Here to Help
If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident and you don’t have time to wait for your report to arrive in the mail or you’re unable to pick up a copy of your report in person, take advantage of the fast and simple crash information center available at AccidentReports.com. We’ve made it our mission to help accident victims receive a copy of their reports as soon as possible. Fill out the form on this page to get started on your search.