A collision on a highway or rural road in Oklahoma County could cause some fender damage or much worse. Victims and their loved ones may suffer serious injuries and spend days or weeks in the hospital.
At this point, victims will be right in wondering if they’ll get any help with paying medical expenses and other damages from the driver at fault. Drivers may need a copy of an Oklahoma County Sheriff Deputy’s collision report to prove who was to blame and whose car insurance company should be helping victims.
Securing a Collision Report
Be aware that if you have an Oklahoma Car Accident Lawyer helping you, your lawyer will be obtaining this accident report for you and handling the filing of your accident and injury claim.
To get a copy yourself, you should wait at least a week to give the deputy time to complete the report and submit it.
To obtain a collision report, you’ll need to fill out an open records request form. You’ll need to print it and fill it out or fill it out online.
You’ll want to have the date of your accident, and the name of the road it happened on handy. The case number would also be helpful.
You can bring it to the Sheriff’s Department in person, submit it online, or mail it to:
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office
2101 NE 36th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
If you have any questions, you can call 405-713-1000 to get more information. You can also find more information about open records requests, you can click here.
How Much Will My Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department Accident Report Cost
Your report may be several pages and each page will have a small charge.
|Black & White Copies
|25¢ per page
|50¢ per page
There may also be a fee charged for finding this information. It’s best to call ahead to the Sheriff’s Department to determine the exact total.
When Do I Need an Oklahoma County Car Accident Lawyer?
If your accident involves only property damage, you may not need the help of a lawyer to get your car repaired and your wallet reimbursed.
But if you suffer injuries that go beyond a few bruises and scratches, you should talk to Ylla | Gosney Attorneys at Law. When medical costs rise, car insurance companies try to downplay injuries or shift blame to save themselves money. Your lawyer will be a valuable safeguard to make sure you are treated fairly.
We offer a free, no-obligation case review with a real Oklahoma County Car Accident Lawyer. Contact us as soon as possible.
Keep in mind that if you do need our help to earn more, you won’t need any upfront money to hire us. We don’t accept payment unless we win your case. Then our fee comes out of the settlement you receive. We also adjust our fees to make sure you keep what you need to rebuild your life.