Regardless of the circumstances of your crash, it’s essential to get a copy of your Arkansas state police accident report.
Accident reports are essential to have. You can protect yourself from legal action, as well as pursue legal action against the other driver.
What Information is in an Arkansas State Police Crash Report?
Police officers create accident reports at the scene of the accident. They are that officer’s account of the accident as well as any other observations.
Accident reports contain essential information such as:
- Date, time, and location of the crash;
- People involved in the accident;
- Insurance information for the involved parties;
- If anyone received a ticket, and if so, why;
- Weather conditions during the crash;
- Vehicular damage;
- Injured parties; and
- Any other relevant information.
Get a copy of your Arkansas state police accident report as soon as possible. Doing so will allow you to see what the reporting officer observed and concluded about your accident.
How do I Get a Copy of My Arkansas State Police Accident Report?
Arkansas car accident reports are available to the public for $10 per copy. There are a few different ways to get your report:
- Request your crash report online. Visit the Arkansas State Police website to submit a request for your report.
- Request your crash report in person. Visit a police department in Arkansas near you during business hours to request a copy of your report.
- Request your crash report by mail. Mail the request to the following address:
Arkansas State Police
Attn: Crash Records Section
One State Police Plaza Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
When requesting your Arkansas Highway Patrol crash report, you will need to know the date of the crash, the highway number where the accident occurred, county, and the name of at least one driver.
Get a Lawyer You Can Trust
If you have any questions about getting your Arkansas highway patrol crash report or want to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, speak to an experienced Arkansas car accident lawyer at the Cottrell Law Office.
Our personal injury lawyers can answer any questions you may have about getting your accident report and help you with your claim.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation.
He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.
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