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Old 10-14-08, 09:02 AM   #1
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Finding out Vehicles Ins. Info From Crash?

So I was in an accident last week, link below gives description. I picked up the police report and it doesn't give the drivers insurance info. It has her DL # and name and address, but that is all.

I was hoping to be able to get my property damage covered. Should this have been included, and any ideas on how I can find this out?

OUCH, had my 1st crash w/ SUV.
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Contact your insurance agent. They can find out w/police report.
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Go ask the SUV driver.
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Which ins agent? My Medical? That's all I really have.

I'd ask the Driver, but Ph #'s arent included on police reports.
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OK, if you don't have an insurance agent to help, then you contact the police and request an insurance report referencing the police report. It may take several weeks.
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That's the problem, that page of the report isn't completed. Just has my name and address, not the drivers info.
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That's the problem, that page of the report isn't completed. Just has my name and address, not the drivers info.
It has a report number, right? That is all you need to request further information.
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In the future, carry a copy of your own auto insurance card, and EXCHANGE policy numbers if an accident occurs.
(I assume you drive a car too).
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Call the precinct and give them the incident number, and the plate number and name of the driver. That's what i had to do last week in order to get the insurance information on the guy that hit me.
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In the future, carry a copy of your own auto insurance card, and EXCHANGE policy numbers if an accident occurs.
(I assume you drive a car too).

Oh, come on. Who carries an insurance card while cycling?
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