Knowing exactly what happened before, during, and after a crash is vital when you or a loved one is involved in a wreck; whether it’s from a car, truck, tractor-trailer rig, or golf cart, or other motorized carts. Auger & Auger may be able to help you obtain your Columbia accident report. Call our office at (803) 470-5298 if you would like assistance in obtaining this report. 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.
The Records Division of Columbia Police Department will help locate your accident report and for a nominal fee, you may request a copy be produced to you. Their headquarters is located at 1 Justice Square, Columbia, SC 29201. Hours are from 9:00AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday.
You may also mail in a request to Columbia Police Department by enclosing a request for your accident report and a personal check for $5.00 by writing to the following address:
Columbia Police Department
Attn: Records Division
P.O. Box 1059
Columbia, SC 29202
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:
P.O. Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0040
Should you encounter any issues, please call Columbia Police Department at (803) 545-3500. A desk officer will guide you further upon calling. Any relevant information you have pertaining to your accident will be helpful to the records officer; information including 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/or location of the accident.
With over 25 years of legal experience, Auger & Auger can assist you with interpreting your Columbia 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. Give our office a call today at (803) 470-5298 or contact us online for a no-obligation consultation with our Columbia car accident attorneys. We obtain the car accident reports for our clients as part of our service.