Massachusetts Crash Reports

Find Your Crash Report Online

A Massachusetts accident or crash report is officially titled “CRA-65 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crash Police Report” It is used by law enforcement to record the details relating to an accident involving any type of vehicle. The details in the report are recorded by the officer who attended the scene of the accident. Even if a police officer attended your accident, you should file your own report with the state provided form titled "CRA-23 Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report".

The ‘CRA-65 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crash Police Report’

A Massachusetts accident or crash report is officially titled as ‘CRA - 65 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crash Police Report’. It is used by law enforcement to record the details relating to an accident involving any type of vehicle. The details in the report are recorded by the officer who attended the scene of the accident. Even if a police officer did attend your accident, you must file a ‘Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report’ within 5 days after the crash (unless the person is physically incapable of doing so due to incapacity) if (1) there was property damage of more than $1,000.00 to any one vehicle or property (2) anyone was injured (no matter how minor), or (3) anyone was killed. The following documents and websites provide more information and detail on Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Reports:

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Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report
Massachusetts Law Enforcement Crash Report Data Dictionary

3 Ways to Get A Copy Of Your Report On-Line In Massachusetts

1. Use MyAccident.org

Chat with a trained MyAccident.org representative for assistance in finding your crash report, help in navigating Massachusetts online portal, or simply understanding reports. MyAccident.org provides free 24/7 customer service chat. We’re dedicated to helping those in need.

2. Order Online Through myRMV

To request your crash report online from myRMV, you will need to provide information about the accident and specific driver or vehicle involved in the crash. You will also need to provide your name, mailing address, email address, and the applicable fee of $20 per report. Only crash reports filed by state or local Massachusetts police agencies are available to request. It is important to note it can take up to 4 weeks for the RMV to process your request. If your report is not found, the RMV will continue to search for 90 days from the date of the crash.

Other Data Sites like LexisNexis or CrashDocs

These can be a good reliable source of data. However the sites can be difficult to use and do not have all the Police Agencies in Massachusetts. (sometimes less than 50%)