How To Get a Car Accident Report in Spokane County WA

October 4, 2016

If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident in Spokane or Spokane Valley it is always in your best interest to speak to us. While an attorney is not needed in every accident, in some cases a Spokane Valley car accident lawyer can help you obtain drastically more compensation for your injuries, especially if the crash resulted in a serious injury or a fatality.

How To Get a Vehicle Collision Report

If you have retained us we can obtain these reports on your behalf. If the accident took place in Spokane, Spokane Valley, or any surrounding area and was written up by Spokane PD, Spokane Valley PD, Spokane County Sheriff’s Department or Washington State Patrol officers, the vehicle collision report is going to be in the same place, which is Washington State Patrol in Olympia. These reports may be obtained in person, online, or by mail.

In person: If you would like to pick up your collision report in person go to the Collision Records Section. In the front lobby there is a kiosk to access reports via Washington’s system which is called WRECR (Washington Requests for Electronic Collision Reports). The lobby is open M-F 7-4. Here’s the address:

Collision Records Section
7345 Linderson Way SW, 1st Floor
Tumwater, WA 98501-6504

This system takes checks or credit cards only.

Online: The same system (WRECR) is available online here:

By Mail: At the time of this article reports are $10.50. Individuals should download the request for collision report form here and mail it with their payment to:

Washington State Patrol
Collision Records Request Section
PO Box 42628
Olympia, WA 98504-2628

Note that you must have been directly involved in the crash to obtain these reports.

Assistance obtaining collision reports

  • If you would like to schedule a free and confidential consultation with us, contact us today.
  • For Washington State Patrol’s page on collisions, go here:
  • Washington State Patrol’s collision phone # is: (360) 570-2355
  • Washington State Patrol’s collision email address is:

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