Obtaining a Crash Report in Fort Worth TX
How to Order an Accident Report in Fort Worth
There are 5 counties that make up the 350 miles of Fort Worth, Texas: Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker and Wise. If you are in a hurry to obtain a crash report in one of these areas, there may be local resources available to help you do so. You can request an online copy of a Fort Worth accident report here.
Other ways to Order a Crash Report in Fort Worth
You can also obtain a copy of a Fort Worth accident report by contacting the Fort Worth Police Department Records and Reports division at 817-398-4160. It may take up to 10 days before a report is available through the City of Fort Worth, as they are processed on a first come, first serve basis. You can also request a copy of an accident report by mail or in person at 1000 Calvert St., Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Ordering an Accident Report in Tarrant County
Fort Worth is the county seat of Tarrant County, making it likely you are within county lines if involved in an accident in Fort Worth. To order an accident report in Tarrant County, contact the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Records Division at 817-884-2942. You can also request a copy of an accident report by:
- Email to: TCS_Records@tarrantcounty.com
- Mail or in person at the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Records Division, 200 Taylor Street, 6th floor, Fort Worth, TX 76196
- Fax to: 817884-2939
When at the scene of an accident, be sure to ask for a report number from the police officer making the accident report. This will help expedite the process of finding the requested crash report.
Ordering an Accident Report in Other Fort Worth Counties
If you are involved in a car accident just outside the City of Fort Worth, you may find yourself in one of the smaller municipalities that make up the Dallas/Fort Worth area. While some have local resources available, there may be some where your best option is to use the Texas Department of Transportation’s Crash Report Online Purchasing System.
Requesting an Accident Report in Denton County
To request an online copy of a crash report in Denton County, you must create a profile on the county website or use the state’s reporting system. Feel free to call the Denton County Police Department’s Custodian of Records at 940-349-1630.
Requesting an Accident Report in Johnson County
If you are involved in an accident in Johnson County and need to request a copy of the crash report, you do so online through the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. It can take 7 to 10 days before an accident report is approved by a Sergeant and made available online. Call 913-782-0720 for more information.
Requesting an Accident Report in Parker County
All requests for accident reports made directly through the Parker County Sheriff’s Office must be made in writing. There are 3 ways you can request an accident report in Parker County:
- Email to: April.firstname.lastname@example.org
- to: 817-594-7809
- Mail to: 129 Hogle St., Weatherford, TX 76086
Requesting an Accident Report in Wise County
To request an accident report in Wise County, you can use the open records request form provided by the Wise County Sheriff’s Office. Crash reports generally take 10 working days to process and be made available. Call 940-627-5971 for more information.
Other Resources for Requesting Accident Reports in Texas
At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., our lawyers have been serving injured victims since 1979. We understand how difficult it can be to navigate a claim, regardless of where you are. This is one of the reasons why we have complied a list of resources you can use to request an accident report in Texas. Check out our Houston, Katy and Dallas pages for more information.
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