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Reporting A Motor Vehicle Collision

Motor vehicle collisions should be reported to the Winnipeg Police Service within seven days following the incident.

Motor Vehicle Collision

A police report is required ONLY if the collision involves:

  • Injury, where someone was admitted to hospital for observation or treatment for the injury;
  • a fatality;
  • an unlicensed driver;
  • an unregistered vehicle;
  • an unidentified vehicle (ie: hit and run);
  • failure to obtain particulars from the other party (fail to exchange particulars);
  • the consumption of alcohol or another intoxicating substance by the other driver involved in the accident is suspect and was a cause or contributing factor of the accident.
  • If the collision meets the criteria, the report must be made in person.

    Hit & Run Incidents

    All hit and run reports, regardless of damage amount or any known suspect, must be reported in person at any police station, with the vehicle if driveable.

    Reporting in Person

    Collision and Hit & Run reports can be made in person at any Winnipeg Police District Service Centre or Winnipeg Police Headquarters

    When making a report, bring in the following:

  • License
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Contact and vehicle information of parties involved
  • Contact information of any witnesses
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