If you’ve been involved in a collision where someone has been injured, where the damage exceeds $2000.00, or if there has been damage to highway property, you must report it as per the Highway Traffic Act.

You may report a motor vehicle collision through the Collision Reporting Centre (CRC) in the main lobby of Kingston Police Headquarters at 705 Division Street

 Hours of operation
  • Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed: Sundays and Statutory Holidays

Exceptions

Please call 9-1-1 if a collision involves the following

  • injury or death
  • criminal activity (examples: impaired driving, stolen vehicle, assault)
  • federal, provincial, or municipal vehicles
  • school buses (empty or full)
  • vehicles transporting dangerous goods
  • damage to private, municipal or highway property
  • vehicle(s) that requires to be towed

If a vehicle cannot be moved, is blocking traffic, or a tow is required, a police officer will be dispatched to the location and will complete the report on scene.

Reporting hit and run collisions

You should go to the CRC to report a hit and run collision unless the suspect vehicle is still in the area of the collision. In that case, please call 9-1-1.

Ask our staff for further details on any of our services. You can visit Accident Support Services for more information about collision reporting centres or if you have any questions.

What to do after a collision

You should take the following steps before attending the Collision Reporting Centre:

  • If it is safe to do so, remove vehicle(s) from the roadway.
  • Exchange information with the other involved parties, including independent witnesses. Obtain names, addresses, phone numbers, and insurance and vehicle particulars, including licence plate number.
  • If you are able to drive your vehicle, bring it to the Collision Reporting Centre within 24 hours during business hours.
  • Bring documentation with you including: Driver's licence, ownership, and insurance card.
  • The driver who was involved in the collision must attend with the vehicle.