How do I get a copy of the police report following an accident?
It is often a good idea to have a copy of the police department’s report if you have been injured in a Pennsylvania car accident. This is especially useful if you plan to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. There are multiple ways to go about obtaining a police report:
- Request the report in person at the police station.
- Put a request in writing and mail it to the police station
Make a request for the report on the police station’s website.
To help the process along, you should have some of or all of the following information: the of the car accident, the accident number, the name of the other driver(s), the license number of the other driver(s). Also, know that there is sometimes a fee your obtaining a copy of your accident report.
What should I do with the police report of my PA car accident?
Obtaining a copy of your PA car accident police report is important if you plan to pursue a personal injury case. You’ll need the police report for your attorney and your insurance company. This report contains facts that will ultimately help to resolve your claim with the opposing insurance company.