Collision Center

Collision Reporting Center

Patrick K. Hardesty
Midtown Multi-Service Center
1100 South Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85711
(520) 837–7474

Hours of Operation
Mon – Fri: 9am – 7pm
Sat: 10am – 4pm
Closed Sundays & Holidays

What Is A Collision Reporting Center?

A Collision Reporting Center is a facility where the members of the public can report traffic collisions to meet state legal requirements and insurance needs.

This service is offered for collisions that occur within Tucson city limits.

  • Arizona law requires all collisions where persons are injured, or where property damage exceeds $1000 to be reported to the police.

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Steps to be taken by all drivers before arriving at the Collision Reporting Center:

  1. Check the “Exceptions” that follows to determine if police presence is required.
  2. If it is safe to do so, remove vehicle from the roadway.
  3. Exchange information with the other involved drivers/parties, including independent witnesses. Obtain names, addresses, phone numbers, insurance and vehicle information, including plate number.
  4. As soon as possible, go to the Collision Reporting Center with your vehicle. If your vehicle is drivable you have 72 hours to report your accident. If your vehicle is disabled and requires a tow, the tow company will transport you and your vehicle to the Collision Reporting Center directly from the scene.

Bring your documentation with you to the Collision Reporting Center – driver’s license, vehicle registration and insurance. The driver must report to the Collision Reporting Center with the vehicle.

Exceptions

The Collision Reporting Center can be used to process collisions that do not fall into one of the categories below. In these circumstances, police will need to respond and investigate the collision:

  1. Collisions involving death.
  2. Collisions that include criminal activity: Impaired driving, stolen vehicles, assault, etc..
  3. Collisions involving government vehicles: Sun Tran buses, school buses, and all City of Tucson vehicles.
  4. Collisions involving hazardous materials.
  5. Collisions that involve injuries requiring immediate treatment away from the scene. .
  6. Collisions involving hit and run.
  7. Bicyclists.
  8. Pedestrians.

DURING BUSINESS HOURS, VEHICLES REQUIRING A TOW FROM THE SCENE MUST BE TOWED DIRECTLY TO THE COLLISION REPORTING CENTER.

Info to Obtain in the event of a Collision (this is not a form)

DRIVER & VEHICLE

NAME

ADDRESS

CITY and ZIP

PHONE

DRIVERS LICENSE

LICENSE PLATE

MAKE and MODEL

VEHICLE COLOR

VEHICLE OWNER

NAME

ADDRESS

CITY and ZIP

PHONE

INSURANCE

COMPANY

POLICY #

WITNESS

NAME

ADDRESS

CITY and ZIP

PHONE