Have you been involved in a serious traffic accident that was responded to by the Buena Park Police Department? If so, we recommend that you request a copy of your traffic accident report.
Victims of serious vehicle accidents often face significant financial hardship due to lost wages, property damage, and medical bills. The police accident report contains important information that you’ll need in order to receive the most compensation for your losses.
Here, we’ve explained your options for obtaining a copy of your Buena Park Police Department accident report.
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How to Request a Copy of Your Buena Park Police Accident Report
We contacted the Buena Park Police Department to verify the information found on the Buena Park Police Department official website. The clerk confirmed some of the information was outdated. The up-to-date information states that you may request a copy of your report online, or on the phone if there was a fatality.
Requesting (and Receiving) Your Accident Report Online
If you choose to request your accident report online, you must complete the online form found on the LexisNexis website: Request an online report involving a traffic collision. You must input the following information to access your accident report online:
- Your personal information.
- Your accident details.
- Your report number.
Requesting Your Report Over the Phone
You must request your report over the phone if there was a fatality. Call the Buena Park Records Department, available 24/7, at 714-562-3925.
Important Items to Note About Obtaining Your Report:
- LexisNexis does charge a $10.00 convenience fee when you request a traffic accident report online.
- Your traffic accident report request will be reviewed for eligibility for release.
- Accident reports may take around 14-21 days to process from the date of your accident.
- If you request your report over the phone, you must pay a $2.00 report fee made payable to: The Buena Park Police Department
Serious Accident? You May Need to Fill Out a DMV SR-1 Form
California law requires that you fill out a DMV SR-1 Form within 10 days of your accident if:
- There was property damage of more than $1,000
- Anyone was injured
- Anyone was killed
If your accident meets any of these criteria, we can help you fill out and submit your form. Please call us anytime or contact us online for help.