The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office works closely with the Sarpy County Attorney's Office in the release of records. Active investigation reports cannot be released. Properly written requests and/or legal demands (i.e., subpoenas) are needed to complete a records request. Verification of loss reports for theft cases can be released to involved parties and/or his/her insurance company or attorney.
Stop vehicle at the scene of the crash or as close as possible.
Assist the injured if aid is necessary or requested and notify emergency authorities.
Use flares, reflectors, flashlights to alert traffic from all directions.
Exchange information with the other drivers to include:
Driver's license number
License plate number
Make, model, and year of the vehicle
Name, address, and telephone number
If you hit an unattended vehicle, contact the proper authorities and provide written information as outlined above where the owner can find it.
Obtain the names and addresses of witnesses.
Do not leave the scene of the crash until released by proper authorities.
Complete a Driver's Motor Vehicle Accident Report and send it to the Department of Transportation within ten days if any person is injured or killed, or damage appears to exceed $1,000 for any vehicle or piece of property.
Failure to report a crash as required is unlawful and persons in violation shall be guilty of Class II or III misdemeanor and may have their license or privilege to drive revoked.