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.
Before you apply, you'll need the incident number or the collision reference number.
How to apply
Fill in the 'Request a collision report form' below and email it to the Collisions Unit.
If you want a copy of the report from the Forensic Collision Investigation Unit (FCIU), please include this on your request form, under the 'other documentation' section.
Please make sure you add all the relevant details, otherwise we'll have to charge you an extra administration fee.
We’ll tell you when we can release the report and then we'll ask you to pay.
Please don’t send payment until we ask for it.
To request a collision report: £101.30
To request a fatal report: £600
To request third party details: £36.00
To request a disc – CCTV/dash cam: £21.30
To request an interview with a police officer: £145
When we've told you the total cost of the reports you've requested, you can either pay by BACS (we'll send you the bank details) or make a cheque payable for the relevant amount to the PCC for Lincolnshire and send it with a copy of your filled-in form to:
Traffic Process Unit (Collisions) PO Box 999 Lincoln LN5 7PH
How long does it take?
If you're requesting a copy of the collision report, it can take up to 28 days from the date we receive your payment.
Please note, collision reports can only be released once the case has been closed. If the case has been dealt with at court, a report can't be released until a month after the court date.
If you're requesting third-party details, it can take up to 21 days from the date we receive your payment.
Please note, collision accident reports can only be released once the case has been closed.
If you have any queries, please email the Collisions Unit. Please include the incident number or the collision reference number in your email.