How to Get a Copy of New Jersey State Police Crash Reports

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When you suffer an injury in a traffic accident, your accident report is an important source of information in your case. A traffic accident report includes the facts and circumstances of your crash and is used by insurance companies and the courts for your case. It is important to review a copy of your accident report to be sure all the details are correct.

How to Get Your New Jersey State Police Crash Report

If the New Jersey State Police responded to your crash, search for your report on the New Jersey State Police website. How you request your report depends on whether the accident was on a toll or non-toll road. Details for obtaining your report for non-toll roads and toll-roads including the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway or the Atlantic City Expressway are outlined below.

Request A NON-TOLL ROAD Crash Report

For accidents on non-toll roads where the New Jersey State Police responded you can request your crash report online, through the mail or in-person.

Request your report online

Non-Toll Road Crash Report Requests can be made online for accidents that happened on or after January 1, 2013.

  • Begin your search by entering either case number, drivers license number, license plate number, and/or the last name of an involved party.
  • Once the record is located, you will receive an email with instructions for how to download your report. You will have access to the report for up to 14 days from the date of delivery.
Important notes about requesting your report online.
  • Allow at least 24 hrs from the time of the accident to use the search.
  • Fulfillment can be same day or up to one week, requests based only on crash details may take up to 3 months to be delivered.
  • Each report costs $13. Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, credit or debit cards.

Request your report by mail or in person

Accidents that happened before January 1, 2013, are not available online but can be requested by mail, and in-person.

Request your report by mail

  • Download and fill out the Request to Obtain Copies of State Police Reports form for New Jersey State Police crash reports.
  • Provide the necessary information in sections A and B and check the box for “Crash Report.” Fill out the form online and print, then return via mail to:

Division of State Police, Criminal Justice Records Bureau

P.O. Box 7068

West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068

Important notes about requesting your report via mail
  • Report copies cost $10.
  • Be sure to include your fee by certified check, business check, or money order made payable to New Jersey State Police, DO NOT SEND CASH.

Request your report in person

  • Reports are not available to anyone in person at the New Jersey State Police division headquarters.
  • Check with the local investigating station for in-person copies of your report. Uncertified copies of crash reports occurring on NON TOLL roads are typically available to drivers and registered vehicle owners at no charge. Copies will be available in two weeks.

For Certified Copies of Reports

Certified copies are often necessary for a legal proceeding. Reports received online and in person are uncertified copies and may not be accepted for all purposes. You must make a written request for certified copies of Crash reports. To do so, return the Request to Obtain Copies of State Police Reports to Division of State Police, Criminal Justice Records Bureau, P.O. Box 7068, West Trenton NJ 08628-0068. Call (609) 882-2000, ext 2866 with questions.

Request A TOLL ROAD Crash Report

New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway Crash Reports

For accidents took place on the New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway Toll Roads

you can request your crash report online, or by mail, email and fax.

Request your report online

To obtain your report online begin your search on the Toll Road Crash Report Request website.

  • Search by selecting the state (NJ), then choose either NJ Turnpike or Garden State Parkway.
  • Next, enter the report number or last name of the involved party and the date of the accident
Important notes about requesting your report online.
  • Online reports cost $5.
  • Reports involving government vehicles and fatalities on the NJ Turnpike or GS Parkway are only available by contacting the NJ Turnpike Authority directly at (732)442-8600 ext 2431
  • Direct other questions to New Jersey Turnpike Authority Operations Department Telephone (732) 442-8600 ext 2431

Request your report online

Reports can also be obtained online by mail, email or fax using the Buycrash.com Request for New Jersey Vehicle Crash Report form.

  • Complete the form with method of delivery,
    • US mail (include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request),
    • Email - provide your email
    • Fax - provide your fax
    • Name of a driver, date of the crash, report number, circle New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway, your name, address, city, state, zip, and phone, sign and date the form
  • Include a certified check or money order for $5 made payable to LexisNexis Risk Solutions (personal checks are not accepted).
  • Mail to LexisNexis Coplogic Solutions, Inc., 15 Industrial Drive, Martinsville, IN 46151

Atlantic City Expressway Crash Reports

Accidents on the Atlantic City Expressway are handled by the Atlantic City Police Department. Parkway. You can request your crash report online or by mail.

Request your report online

To obtain a secure copy of your crash report online go to crashdocs.org. Search using email, driver or involved party’s last name, date of the accident, report number. Reports are $5.

Request your report by mail

Mail request to Atlantic City Expressway Authority, P.O. Box 389, Hammonton, NJ 08037 phone 609-965-7200 ext 108 certified Check or money order payable to South Jersey Transportation Authority

For all other questions about crash reports contact New Jersey State Police at (609)882-2000 ext 2234.

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