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Were you involved in a car wreck in North Charleston, SC? Do you need assistance in locating your police accident report? We may be able to assist you; Auger & Auger has over two decades as a premier law firm with a wealth of experience representing victims of car accidents, tractor-trailer crashes and other big trucks, golf-cart crashes, and even injuries involving cyclists of all kinds or pedestrians. We fight every day to protect the rights of those injured at the hands of unsafe operators. Call us today at (843) 751-4690. As part of our legal services, we obtain a car accident report for all of our clients free of charge. 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 North Charleston Police Department will help locate your accident report and for a $5.00 fee, you may request a copy be produced to you. This fee is payable by business check only, cash, or money order. Their headquarters is located at 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29418.
You can go online to access your accident report for a nominal fee. Please visit www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Police.aspx and click “Access Accident Reports Online.” From this web page, please click “Search,” and you will be asked to enter a state (SC), jurisdiction (North Charleston Police Department), name, date of the accident, location, and report number.
You may also mail in a request to Charleston Police Department by enclosing a request for your accident report and a business check or money order for $5.00 by writing to the following address:
North Charleston Police Department
Attn: Records Dept.
2500 City Hall Lane
North Charleston, SC 29418
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
You can always call the North Charleston Police Department at (843) 740-2800 and ask to speak with 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.
With over 20 years of legal experience, Auger & Auger can assist you with interpreting your North Charleston car accident report. We can help you determine what the officer’s 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 regarding your wreck.