If you have been involved in a car accident in Camden New Jersey, at some point you will likely need a car accident report. Accidents in Camden may be handled by a variety of different police departments depending on where the accident occurred. Those police departments are Camden County Police Department, Camden County Sheriff’s Department or New Jersey State Police.
If you have been injured and you retained a personal injury attorney they will obtain the collision report for you on your behalf.
Camden County Police Department’s accident report numbers generally begin with a date and have they year, month then date at the beginning of the report number such as “20171105”. If you are picking up your own report, it is advised to call in advance to be sure the report it prepared as they take some time to get ready. These reports are available at Camden County Police Department, 800 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08103. Their number is 856-757-7400. Accident reports cost 75 cents per page.
The Camden County Sheriff has a Records Room as well. They can be a little harder to reach but if you stop by 520 Market St, Camden, NJ 08102 or leave a voicemail at (856) 225-5475 they will return your call with instructions on how to obtain your report. In general, reports here are available within 2 weeks of the collision and may be picked up in person.
If you have been involved in an accident involving a serious injury or a loved one passed away during the collision, be sure to contact Attorney Edith Pearce for a free consultation. An attorney is not needed in each and every fender bender, but if an injury occurred we can often help victims obtain significantly more compensation for their injuries than they would receive without our help. Call us before speaking to the insurer of the negligent party. We have a long history of helping clients in New Jersey.