• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2018
Richardson TX Police Department Accident Reports

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How to Get a Copy of Your Richardson Car Accident Report

Obtaining a copy of an accident report can play an important role after suffering injuries from a car accident in Richardson, TX.

The Richardson Police Department (RPD) provides a couple of ways to get a copy of the accident report (also known as a crash report).

You can obtain a copy of the accident report either in-person or online.

Receive Your Richardson Car Accident Report In-Person

If you choose to obtain a copy of the car accident report in person, you will need to head to Records Unit at the Richardson Police Department Headquarters. But first, you will need to fill out the Crash Report Request Form. They are conveniently located at 140 N Greenville Ave, Richardson, TX 75081 (get directions), and are open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.

You can purchase a copy of the accident report for $6, or a certified copy for $8

It is also important to note that, crash reports can take up to 10 business days before they are available. So, be sure to give them a call them at (972) 744-4836.

We’ll get your Richardson car accident report for you.

Just provide the details of your accident, and we’ll do our best to track down your Richardson accident report and email it to you.

*This service is available to anyone involved in a collision that needs help getting their crash report. This service is not available to other law firms or insurance companies.

Receive your Richardson Car Accident Report Online

Perhaps the most convenient way to receive a car accident report is online. You will need to request the crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

You can find the request for a Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report (also known as a CR-3 Form) here.

The TxDOT charges a $6 fee for the crash report and $8 for a certified copy.

Requesting a Call Card From the Richardson Police Department

A Call Card is a document that records minor crashes that no injuries were reported. The information found on the call card is basic information about the crash and the parties involved.

Finally, they can be requested in-person at the Richardson Police Department Records Division or by email for no charge.

Important Information Regarding Richardson Car Accident Reports

  • If you were instructed to fill out a CR-2 Form (also called Driver’s Crash Report or Blue Form) this will serve as your official copy of a car accident report. This should be retained for your records.
  • If you suffered injuries from a car accident in Richardson you should not hesitate to take advantage of a free case review from our Texas Injury Lawyers

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2004. He was recognized by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star from 2012-2014. He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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