Collision Center

If you are involved in an accident where no one is injured and your vehicle can be moved off the roadway, please obtain the following information from the other driver(s) to assist you in completing a thorough report at a later time:

  1. Obtain all personal information from the other driver(s) including name, address, phone number and drivers license number and state of issuance.
  2. Obtain insurance information from the other driver(s) including name of insurance company, policy number and expiration date of policy.
  3. Obtain the vehicle year, make and model, license plate number and state of issuance, and Vehicle Information Number. Also obtain the vehicle owner’s name and address.
  4. In addition, it is helpful to obtain the number of passengers in each vehicle, along with their names and phone numbers.

All parties involved in property damage only collisions in the City of Tucson may report those collisions to:

Collision Reporting Center

Location:
Patrick K. Hardesty
Midtown Substation – Lobby
1100 South Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85711
(520) 837–7474

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

The Collision Reporting Center helps members of the public report traffic collisions (within Tucson city limits.) to meet state legal requirements and insurance needs.  A copy of any collision report, if completed, can be obtained within five days from the Tucson Police Department website under “Online Reporting/Report Access–Collision Report Retrieval” at the following link: Services & Resources.

In a collision? Should I call 9-1-1?

Call 9-1-1 in the event of the following:

Collisions involving and including:

  • Death
  • Criminal activity: Impaired driving, stolen vehicles, assault, etc
  • Government vehicles: Sun Tran buses, school buses, and all City of Tucson vehicles
  • Hazardous materials
  • Injuries requiring immediate treatment away from the scene
  • Hit and run
  • Bicyclists
  • Pedestrians

Should I go to the Collision Reporting Center?

Before you go to the Collision Reporting Center:

  1. Remove vehicle from the roadway, if it is safe to do so.
  2. Exchange information with the other involved drivers/parties, including independent witnesses. Obtain:
    • Names
    • Addresses
    • Phone numbers
    • Insurance and vehicle information
    • License plate number
  3. Go to the Collision Reporting Center with your vehicle.

Driveable? Go directly to the the Collision Reporting Center
You have 72 hours to report your accident.
Require a tow?
During business hours, vehicles requiring a tow from the scene MUST BE towed directly the Collision Reporting Center. Driver must be with the vehicle.

  1. Bring your documentation with you to the Collision Reporting Center including:
  • Driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration and insurance

Info to Obtain in the event of a Collision 

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