How to Get Your Georgia State Patrol Accident Reports

GA State Patrol Accident Reports
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If you have been involved in a car accident you will need to obtain a copy of the accident report (often referred to as an incident report or crash report).

Accident reports play an important role and are an important piece of evidence after you have been involved in a car accident in Georgia.

They provide information regarding parties involved, witnesses at the scene, and descriptions of the scene.

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If you were recently involved in a car accident and the Georgia State Patrol or another police department filed the accident report, there are three ways to obtain your accident report:

  • Find it Online
  • Pick it up in-person
  • Have your Georgia car accident lawyer get it for you

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Get Your Georgia Accident Report Online

Perhaps the most convenient method is to order your car accident report online. Visit the website, where you can order a copy of your Georgia accident report for $5. You will need the following information to make your request:

  • The location of the accident
  • The date of the accident
  • Your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), which you can find on your registration or insurance card

Be aware that is a private website, not a government website. If you do not feel comfortable giving your credit card information to a private company, then use a different method.

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Pick up Your Georgia Car Accident Report In-Person

If you choose to pick up your Georgia accident report in-person you may contact the local State Patrol office or the Open Records Unit. You can also find the specific police or sheriffs office that was the reporting party and contact them for instructions to get your accident report.

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Important note regarding accident reports: It may take a couple days for your car accident report to be available for pick-up.

If you have any questioning concerning questions about your Georgia car accident report you will need to contact the Georgia Department of Public Safety at 404-624-7591 or the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) at 404-631-1990.

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Email Your Georgia Car Accident Lawyer Your Report

One of the benefits of working with a Georgia car accident lawyer is that they can collect all of the evidence necessary for your case. If you choose to seek legal action over a car accident send or email a copy of yourGeorgia accident report to the lawyers at BBGA.

Depending on the circumstances, your lawyer might also interview witnesses identified in the report to uncover whether they have helpful information about the cause of the accident. Remember, although the Georgia state patrol accident report provides unbiased information about the accident, either side can challenge its conclusions.

Important Information Regarding Georgia Accident Reports

  • It is possible that the police department or state patrol was not there to report the accident. If that is the case than you will need to fill out a personal accident report. This will only be useful when presenting a claim to the insurance company and not to government organizations.
  • If your car accident was investigated by a Georgia State Patrol officer you can request a crash report here.

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Contact a Georgia Car Accident Lawyer Today

A Georgia accident report is a vital piece of evidence to have. For assistance, contact a car accident lawyer at Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley today. We help car accident victims get the compensation they deserve, and we are here to help you. Call 706-354-4000 or submit our online contact form. Initial consultations are free.

Common Car Accident Report FAQs

Why should I obtain a copy of my accident report?

Accident reports play an important role and are an important piece of evidence after you have been involved in a car accident in Georgia.
They provide information regarding parties involved, witnesses at the scene, and descriptions of the scene.

How can a motor vehicle accident attorney help me after I obtain my report?

We can help make sure you have sufficient evidence to make a claim. Once we have the evidence your case needs, we can help get you the compensation you deserve.

How should I obtain my accident report?

There is not a single method that is the best way to obtain your accident report. As long as you get your accident report this will help your lawyer or insurance company establish evidence.


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