Police accident reports or collision reports are available by Springfield Township Police Department a few weeks after the accident occurred. These reports may be picked up in person or sent by mail to you or your attorney.
If your accident involved a serious injury or a death, be sure to speak to an experienced car accident lawyer before speaking to the negligent party’s insurer. In many cases, an injury attorney can help you obtain significantly more compensation for your injury than you would receive without one.
How to get your accident report
Collision reports are available to those involved in the accident, their insurers or the attorney representing the injured party. If you have an attorney, they will obtain the accident report on your behalf. If there are no injuries, you may need to obtain an accident report on your own.
To get your report, you can pick it up in person or call Springfield Township Police Department at 610-544-6901 to get instructions on obtaining the report by mail without ever leaving your home.
To pick the report up in person, visit the Springfield Township Police Department at 50 Powell Rd., Springfield, PA, 19064. It is always a good idea to call before driving there to make sure the report is prepared.
Springfield Township Police Department reports cost up to $15 depending on the type of report needed.
Do I need a lawyer after a car accident?
Don’t forget, insurers have attorneys working for them. In many cases, you should to. Be sure to contact Personal Injury Lawyer Edith Pearce for a free consultation. Having a skilled and experienced attorney on your side often results in significantly more compensation for injured victims, and/or their families.
Here’s what to do after a car accident: