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Reporting an Accident

Reporting an Accident


Following an accident with a University-insured vehicle, immediately notify the local law enforcement agency (police) for that location.  If the accident occurs on campus, notify UD Public Safety at 937-229-2121.  It is important that a police report is taken at the time of the accident. If possible, take photos or sketches of the accident at the scene, including all damaged property.

Notify Risk Management & Insurance regarding accidents or any vehicle damage. If after hours, please leave a voice mail message.


Pior to leaving the scene of the accident, obtain important information that you will need.

Make, model, year, color and license plate number of all vehicles involved.

Name, address, and phone number of all parties involved, including other vehicle drivers and passengers and especially the name and phone number of their insurance carrier.

Obtain witness contact information and statements.

Description of the accident

If the vehicle was towed, provide location contact info

If any parties were injured, name of hospitals they were take to.

UD vehicle number from blue sticker in the right lower corner of the windshield.

Name and number where your vehicle was towed.


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