Have you been involved in a serious traffic accident that was responded to by the Fountain Valley Police Department? If so, we recommend that you request a copy of your traffic report.
Victims of serious vehicle accidents often face significant hardship caused by lost wages, property damage, and an assortment of medical bills. The police accident report contains important information that you’ll need in order to receive the most compensation for your troubles.
Here, we’ve explained your options for obtaining a copy of your Fountain Valley Police Department accident report.
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How to Request a Copy of Your Fountain Valley Accident Report
Accident reports for the city of Fountain Valley can only be obtained online. It is important to call the records unit ahead of time at 714-593-4485 to confirm your report is available.
Requesting (and Receiving) Your Accident Report Online
The Fountain Valley Police Department has teamed up with LexisNexis to provide secure, online copies of traffic collision reports. You can retrieve your Fountain Valley traffic collision report online at the LexisNexis Police Reports website. Records officers said the LexisNexis search is sometimes finicky and they recommend you enter only the following pieces of information:
- State and Jurisdiction
- Report Number
Important Items to Note About Obtaining Your Report:
- Contact the records unit at 714-593-4485 firstname.lastname@example.org
- to confirm your report is available.
- for reports involving an arrest, death or hit and run investigation.
- or with any questions.
- It may take a minimum of 10 days from the date of your accident before your report is available online.
- Reports can only be accessed online.
- If a processing fee applies, it will be assessed before you can access your report online.
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.