Charleston Police Accident Reports

If you need assistance in obtaining a crash report from Charleston Police Department, Auger & Auger Accident and Injury Lawyers may be able to assist you. Auger & Auger has over 25 years of experience in car accidents, wrecks involving 18-wheelers and other big trucks, golf-cart crashes, and even injuries involving pedestrians and cyclists of all kinds. We fight every day to protect the rights of those injured at the hands of unsafe operators. Call us today at (843) 751-4690.  We obtain an accident report free of charge for all of our clients. Reports are only provided to individuals directly involved in an accident. We do not provide reports to third parties such as attorneys, or insurance carriers.

Where Do I Go to Get an Accident Report in Charleston?

The Records Division of the Charleston Police Department will help locate your accident report and for a $5.00 fee, you may request a copy be produced to you. Their headquarters is located at 180 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29403. Hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

By Mail

You may also mail in a request to Charleston Police Department by enclosing a request for your accident report and a personal check for $5.00 by writing to the following address:

Charleston Police Department
Attn: Records Dept.
180 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29403

Alternatively, you may mail in a Request for Officer’s Report (Form FR-50) to the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV). Be sure to include the date of the request, your name/mailing address, date of the accident, county of the accident, name of the driver(s) involved and driver’s license number. You must mail two copies of this form, and a check or money order for $6.00, to the address below:

Financial Responsibility
P.O. Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0040

By Phone

You can always call Charleston Police Department at (843) 577-7434. When calling, please ask for the Records Department. Any relevant information you have pertaining to your accident will be helpful to the records officer assisting you on your call; information can include your name, date of the accident, the report number (this is often given to you at the scene of the accident by the responding officer and often the first thing records officers ask for), and/or location of the accident.

Free Consultation and Accident Report

With over 20 years of legal experience, Auger & Auger Accident and Injury Lawyers can assist you with interpreting your Charleston crash report. We can help you determine what the officers’ findings relating to the accident; even who they think is at fault for the crash, and why specifically they were found at fault. Give our office a call today at (843) 751-4690 for a no-cost consultation with our Charleston car accident injury lawyers regarding your wreck.