Render all possible assistance
Upon request, give in writing to anyone sustaining loss or injury or to any police officer or to any witness his/her name, address, driver's licence number and jurisdiction of issuance, motor vehicle liability insurance policy insurer and policy number, name and address of the registered owner of the vehicle, and the vehicle permit number.
For more information on the Highway Traffic Act regarding records and reporting of accidents and convictions, please visit the HTA website. http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#BK303)
How to Report the Collision
Any reportable collision must be reported forthwith and you must report to the Collision Reporting Centre, 239 Montee Principale Street, Azilda, in person. Upon arrival at the centre, citizens are greeted by a member of Accident Support Services (ASSI) staff who will provide help to complete the police report, apply the Damage Reported to Police sticker, photograph the damage to the vehicle, and offer the customer the opportunity to contact family, broker, or insurance company directly from the Centre, giving the citizen a one-stop service opportunity for all their reporting needs. Police personnel are also available as needed to assist with the accident report.
Duty to report accident - 199.(1) HTA
Every person in charge of a motor vehicle or street car who is directly or indirectly involved in an accident shall, if the accident results in personal injuries or in damage to property apparently exceeding an amount prescribed by regulation, report the accident forthwith to the nearest police officer and furnish him/her with the information concerning the accident as may be required by the officer under subsection (3). R.S.O. 1990.cH.8, s. 199(1); 2002, c 17, Sched. F, Table.
Officer May Direct Person to Report Accident at Another Location - 199 (1.1) HTA
If, on reporting the accident to the nearest police officer under subsection (1), the person is directed by the officer to report the accident at a specified location, the person shall not furnish the officer described in subsection (1) with the information concerning the accident but shall forthwith attend at the specified location and report the accident there to a police officer and furnish him/her with the information concerning the accident as may be required by the officer under subsection (3).
Failure to Report the Collision
If you do not report to the Collision Reporting Centre forthwith, you could be charged with an offence under the Highway
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Telephone: (705) 675-9171, extension 2448 or 2452
Fax: (705) 983-5724
Download your copy of the Collision Reporting Centre brochure here ( FRENCH) (ENGLISH).
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