Reporting a traffic crash
If you are involved in, or witness, a traffic accident and there is danger, serious injuries or life-threatening concerns, telephone 000.
If you are a driver of a vehicle involved in a traffic crash, unless you have a disability, you must stop immediately and supply your name and address.
When to report a traffic crash
The driver of a vehicle must report a traffic crash when the incident occurred on a road or any place commonly used by the public, e.g. carparks; and
- the incident resulted in bodily harm to any person; or
- the total value of property damaged to all involved parties exceeds $3000; or
- the owner or representative of any damaged property is not present.
How to report a traffic crash
Click here to report all traffic crashes involving injury or property damage that occurred in Western Australia
You will need to provide the following information:
- date of crash
- time of crash
- precise location of crash
- your personal details (taken from your driver's licence)
- your driver's licence number and expiry details
- your vehicle licence plate and expiry details
- details of other involved drivers/passengers/owners/vehicles/witnesses
- details of your injuries and other person's injuries
- crash features (traffic control, road features, road alignment, other conditions)
- total estimated cost of damage to all vehicles and property
- description of how the crash happened
- optional - digital images of the crash incident. Up to three images may be loaded into the online report. Each image no larger than one megabyte (1Mb) in size.