West Columbia Police Accident Reports

Complete instructions are provided below for securing a copy of your police accident report in the city of West Columbia, South Carolina. If you should need help with interpreting your report, or care to discuss the accident, call Auger & Auger Accident and Injury Lawyers at 803-470-5298 for a free consultation. 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.

How to Obtain Your West Columbia Police Accident Report

If you have been involved in a traffic accident in West Columbia, one critical piece of evidence you will need is your Police Accident Report. The Investigating Officer will have made notes as to which parties contributed to the accident and included a diagram or outline of the collision location and damaged areas of the vehicle(s).

The Records Division of the West Columbia Police Department has provided us with the following information and points of contact to assist in the acquisition of your Police Accident Report.

The reports can only be obtained in person or by mail (see instructions under those following sections) with a $3.00 fee; payable in cash, money order or cashiers check. Your name must be on the report unless you are the insurance company or attorney representative!


These sites are provided as additional contact points only. Please note that it is not possible to submit a request for, or to receive, this Police Accident Report online.

West Columbia Police Department Website



By Phone

Records Division

Phone: 803-939-3193, or 803-939-3196

In Person

You may obtain your police accident report in person at the following location, during normal business hours. A $3.00 fee (to all persons wanting a copy) may be paid in cash, money order or cashiers check. You must be able to provide the Driver’s Name, and Date of Accident.

West Columbia Police Department

Records Division

200 North 12th Street

West Columbia, SC 29169

Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Days: Monday – Friday

Holidays: Closed

Note: For Interstate accident reports, see the in-person instructions in the next section.

By Mail

You may send in a written request with Driver’s Name and Date of Accident along with a $3.00 fee in the form of a money order or cashiers check payable to the West Columbia Police Department. Please provide your contact information and return address. The report may also be returned to you by fax upon request; just include the number.  

West Columbia Police Department

P.O. Box 4044

West Columbia, SC 29171

Alternatively, if your traffic accident took place on the Interstate, you will need to download and mail in this Request for Officer’s Report (SCDMV Form FR-50) from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles. Fill out the form as completely as possible and sign. Send 2 copies along with a check or money order payable to SCDMV for $6.00, to the address below:

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

DMV In Person: The Blythewood and Columbia (Shop Road) branches of SCDMV can also complete this request if you are able to visit one of the following offices in person. Simply click the link to view the physical address, business hours, phone number and wait times for each office:

Columbia Shop Road


Free Consultation and Accident Report Review

Auger & Auger Accident and Injury Lawyers is dedicated to fighting for your rights. Contact us at 803-470-5298 for a free consultation to discuss your accident and West Columbia Police Accident Report.