Upper Darby Police Report
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were 127,127 in the state in 2018 alone. 1,200 Pennsylvanians died in these crashes and another 82,004 were injured.
Even though we do our best to drive safely, many residents of Upper Darby are involved in car accidents each year. The process that comes after a car accident can be very overwhelming and confusing for these victims.
Fortunately, you can get a copy of your Upper Darby police report that contains all of the information from your accident. You can use this report to tell your insurance company about the crash and file a claim against the at-fault party.
Why is Getting Your Upper Darby Police Report Important?
An Upper Darby police report is the official report of an accident. The responding officer documents all information from the crash at the scene of the accident, such as weather conditions, who was at fault, the cause of the accident, and the date and time of the accident.
It is important to get a copy of your report as soon as possible to help determine the following:
- Your personal injury settlement, should you choose to file a claim,
- The treatment of your injuries, and
- How your insurance provider will handle the claim.
Once you get your Upper Darby police report, make sure to keep your copy in a safe place. You will need to bring this report to your insurance agents, lawyers, and anyone else who is helping with this process.
How Can I Get a Copy of My Upper Darby Police Report?
Upper Darby police reports are usually available 7 days after a crash. When the responding officer creates the report at the scene of the accident, he or she should give you the number of the accident report or an accident card. If you had to leave the scene of the accident for any reason, make sure to get this information from the Upper Darby Police Department.
Getting your Upper Darby police report is a simple process. You can get a copy of your report by doing one of the following:
- Visit the Records Office of Upper Darby during business hours and ask for a copy of your accident report. Make sure to bring a form of personal identification to get your report.
- Mail a request for your report to the Records Office. Payment must be made by check or money order for $15 per report. Cash payments are not accepted and will be returned.
The Records Office of Upper Darby is located at Upper Darby Township Police Department, 7236 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082. If you have any other questions about the accident report or claims process, contact the Upper Darby Police Department or an experienced accident attorney.
Contact a Skilled Car Accident Attorney
Upper Darby police reports can be very important to personal injury cases. If you have any questions about getting your police report or want to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, you need an experienced car accident lawyer. For more information, contact PhillyLaw LLC today.