Car accidents are at an all-time high in Texas, and those numbers are only increasing. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 1 reportable crash occurred every 57 seconds; and from 2015 to 2016, car accident fatalities increased by 5.45%.
If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident, you will likely need to obtain a copy of the Accident Report. The problem is, in every city or township in Texas, there is a different procedure for obtaining an Accident Report. If your crash occurred in El Paso, you will need to request a copy of an Accident Report in El Paso from the City of El Paso Police Department.
The process can feel overwhelming, but here is a step-by-step process to obtaining your accident report from El Paso.
Find the Form
Requests must be in writing but can be made in person or by mail. You can download the form here. There are multiple locations that you can send the report:
911 N. Raynor, El Paso, TX 79903
Pebble Hill Regional Command Center
10780 Pebble Hills Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79936
Westside Regional Command Center
4801 Osborne, El Paso, TX 79922
Mission Valley Regional Command Center
9011 Escobar, El Paso, TX 79907
Northeast Regional Command Center
9600 Dyer Street El Paso, TX 79924
Or, you can request the report online.
Provide Necessary Information
To successfully request an Accident Report in El Paso, you must provide:
- The exact date of the accident
- The location of the crash
- The name(s) of the person involved in the crash
- The case number (if you have it)
- Your return address (if you are requesting the report by mail)
Prepare For The Fees
Fees are not due at the time of the request, but they are charged when the accident report is delivered or picked up. Depending on your mode of request, the fees can be any of the following:
- $1.50 fee for reports requested by mail
- $6.00 for the report
- $2.00 for certified copy (if you need one)
Remember: do not send cash!
It is wise to seek law counsel in the event of a car accident. To discuss your accident and explore your rights and options, contact the Allen Law Firm.