Please note: if you submitted a road traffic incident report on this site, you'll be able to download a copy of your report once you've submitted it. That report is a collision report. You can then send that report to your insurance company or solicitor.
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.
Individuals can also apply for collision reports if they're representing themselves in civil proceedings.
Providing a police reference number is very helpful. It will be in this format:
How to apply
Fill in the 'Request a collision report form' below and email it to us.
Please make sure you add all the relevant details, otherwise we'll have to charge you an extra administration fee.
We’ll contact you to tell you what information we hold, the cost and how to make payment.
Initial search/administration fee: £41.90
Copy of accident report (full extract/ up to 30 pages): £118.30
Incident log: £43.50
Fatals - accident investigation report £672
Fatals - reconstruction video £100.90
Copy of police vehicle examination report (unless provided as full extract): £84
Copy of collision reconstruction report (unless provided as full extract): £84
Photographs (per disc): £34.70
Photographs (per 10 or part thereof): 68.40
Copy of existing statement: £50.70
Interview with police officer: £169.90
Request for a statement to be written by police officer: £169.90
Please email for information on any additional items/ charges.
How long does it take?
If you're requesting a copy of the collision report, or limited details of a third-party, it can take up to 12 weeks from the date we receive your payment.
Please note, collision accident reports can only be released once the case has been closed.