Collision Reporting Centre
Kingston Police Collision Reporting Centre
705 Division Street
Kingston, ON K7K 4C2
What is a Collision Reporting Centre?
A Collision Reporting Centre is a facility where the public in Kingston report traffic collisions.
The Highway Traffic Act requires that all collisions where persons are injured, where damage exceeds a combined value of $2,000.00, or where there is damage to highway property MUST be reported to the police. Subject to exceptions listed herein, this reporting requirement can be satisfied through a Collision Reporting Centre.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
The following steps are to be taken by all drivers before attending the Collision Reporting Centre.
- Check the "exception list" on this website to determine if police presence is required.
- 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.
- As soon as possible, attend with your vehicle at the Collision Reporting ,Centre. If you are able to drive the vehicle, you have 24 hours to report your accident at the Collision Reporting Centre.
- Bring documentation with you to the Collision Reporting Centre. Documents required; Driver's licence, ownership, and insurance card. The driver must attend with the vehicle.
*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.
Do you Report Hit and Run Collisions at the Collision Reporting Centre?
YES, a police officer will be dispatched if the suspect vehicle is still in the area of the collision.
When Should a Driver Attend the Collision Reporting Centre?
A driver should attend the Collision Reporting Centre during business hours, with the following exceptions.
Police will attend collisions involving:
- 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
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