If you’ve been involved in a car accident here’s how to obtain a copy of your state police report in Pennsylvania. You can purchase a copy online through the Online Crash Report Requests website or request a copy by mailing the required documents and payment to the Crash Reports Unit in Harrisburg, PA.
To Obtain Your PA State Police Accident Report Online
To Obtain Your PA State Police Accident Report by Mail
According to Pennsylvania Vehicle Code Section 3751(b), people who may obtain car accident reports filed by Pennsylvania State Police include individuals involved in the accident, automobile insurance companies, attorneys representing clients involved in the accident, and other government agencies.
Accident reports should be available 15 days after the accident after the state police have filed the information with PENNDOT’s crash reporting system.
While your insurer may do this for you, obtaining this report is just one of the many steps people will need to do after any type of pedestrian or car accident. These reports may contain evidence proving negligence or information needed for personal injury claims. If needed and retained, we will obtain these reports on your behalf.
If your accident occurred in Philadelphia you’ll need to get a copy of your Philadelphia car accident report by following these steps. The Philadelphia Police Department creates these reports.
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 Philadelphia car accident lawyer Edith Pearce for a free consultation. The Pearce Law Firm is dedicated to helping car accident victims, and our attorneys will offer you and your family personal attention and compassion, unlike many other law firms. Our PennDOT lawyers can also help you file a claim against PennDOT or a PA commonwealth entity if you’ve been injured or received damages from a PA government employee. Wondering how much your case could be worth? See examples of top car accident settlements in PA to get an idea of what some car accident injury cases are worth.
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