To report an auto accident in Louisville immediately after it occurs, call 911 or the non-emergency police number, which is (502) 574-2111 (suburban Louisville) or (502) 574-7111 (urban Louisville).
Immediately reporting auto accidents to police is central to making sure that police investigate the crash and that an official police report is developed. The police report commonly details important facts about the crash, some of which can be pivotal to establishing fault and obtaining the full amount of compensation to which victims are entitled.
Examples of the information contained in police reports for Louisville auto accidents include (but are not limited to) specifics regarding:
- When and where the accident occurred
- The involved motorists, all victims and/or any witnesses
- The weather and road conditions at the time of the crash
- Whether any involved motorist was issued a citation and/or arrested after the crash
- The findings of the police investigation for the crash.
To request a copy of a police report for a car accident in Louisville, click here.
If police are not called after the crash and the property damage resulting from it totals at least $500, then by law, a police report will have to be filed with the Louisville Police Department (PD) within 10 days of the crash. To file a police report for a car crash with the Louisville PD website.