If you're a solicitor or an insurance agent, you can apply on behalf of your client for a copy of any existing collision reports the police have made or hold, or request an interview with the police officer who dealt with the road traffic collision, as long as it's been investigated.

Individuals can also apply for collision reports if they're representing themselves in civil proceedings.

How to apply and what it will cost

Print and complete our 'Request a collision report' form below. You'll need the police reference number.

You can request extra details, such as a vehicle examination report – find the full list and what each item will cost in the 'Collision report charges' document below.

Send the completed form to:

Civil Litigation
Gloucestershire Constabulary
County Police Headquarters
No 1 Waterwells
Waterwells Drive
Quedgeley
Gloucester
GL2 2AN

Please note, collision reports are supplied at the discretion of the chief constable.

Any information we send you is the copyright of Gloucestershire Constabulary and is only for the investigation and settlement of a claim following an accident.

Any unauthorised reproduction of this information is contrary to the provisions of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Unauthorised disclosure of this information may contravene the Data Protection Act 2018.

Payment

We can only accept payment by BACS. If you or your solicitor don't already have a BACS agreement with us, please complete the 'BACS payment request form' below and either email or post it to us.

Please note, if you don't have a BACS agreement with us, we can't send you the information you request.

How long does it take?

If you’re requesting a copy of the report it can take up to 12 weeks for us to process your request.

If you’re requesting the details of a third party it can take up to 21 days for us to process your request.

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