Requesting a Collision Report following a Road Traffic Incident
If you're a solicitor or an insurance agent, you can apply on behalf of your client for a copy of any existing collision reports the police have made or hold, or request an interview with the police officer who dealt with the road traffic collision, as long as it's been investigated.
People can also apply for collision reports or request details of third parties involved in a collision if they're representing themselves in civil proceedings.
If you are acting on behalf of an insurance company or solicitor you will find full details of the services we offer and associated charges in the information sheet below. The sheet also contains our contact details to discuss your requirements
If you are a member of the public you need to complete Form 524 below and pay any charges listed on the form
You will need:
- date and time of the incident
- the exact location of the incident, including nearby junctions and postcode if possible
- as many other details as possible to help identify the relevant RTI including any police log numbers or references given at the time of reporting
If you’re requesting a copy of the report it can take up to 12 weeks from the date that we bank your payment to process your request.
If you’re requesting the details of a third party it can take up to 21 days from the date that we bank your payment to process your request.
Please note, collision reports can only be released when all enquiries have been completed and any subsequent court proceedings have been finalised