Had An Accident in the Durham Region?
If you have been in a car accident, the first step you must take is ensuring the safety of yourself, passengers and bystanders by contacting the proper authorities. If there are no injuries or property damage, you may be able to contact a Collision Reporting Centre. A CRC is a police facility that was created to assist motorists in reporting accidents and collisions throughout the GTA.
Please note: The Highway Traffic Act requires all accidents in which there are injuries, damage over $1000.00 or damage to any highway property to be reported to police.
Contacting a Collision Reporting Centre
Before contacting a CRC, you should take the following steps:
FAQs about Collision Reporting Centres
Q: Does the CRC take Fail to Remain accident reports?
A: Yes - The CRC will take fail to remain reports. A police officer will be dispatched if the suspect vehicle is still in the area of the accident.
Q: What are the hours of operation at the CRC?
A: The Collision Reporting Centres are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of the Port Credit Ontario Provincial Police CRC. Their hours are 7 days a week from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Q: When would a driver attend a C.R.C.?
A: With the following exceptions, any driver involved in a property damage accident can report the accident at a CRC (police units will be dispatched to the scene when one or more of the following situations apply):
To learn more about what to do after an accident, contact us today.
Local Collision Centre Locations