Report a Traffic Crash

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File an Accident Report Online

Eagle County Sheriff's Office investigates crashes in the incorporated areas of Gypsum and Minturn. Outside these specific municipal areas, crashes will be investigated by the local police department or Colorado State Patrol, with some exceptions such as Forest Service roads, OHV, and snowmobile crashes.

Report a Crash by calling Vail Public Safety Communications or 911

  • Vail Public Safety Communications (Eagle County Dispatch) for non-emergencies, call (970) 479-2201
  • If you were involved in a crash and a Sheriff's Deputy/Police Officer is called to the scene and obtains all the needed information (statements, DL, registration, insurance, etc.), then you will be provided with an ECSO case number.
  • No further documentation or actions regarding the reporting of a crash should be required, unless you are contacted by the Colorado Department of Revenue.

If a Sheriff's Deputy/Police Officer Was Not Present at the Scene or you are directed to complete a "counter report"

  • If a Sheriff's Deputy/Police Officer was NOT called to the scene, or you are directed to complete a counter report of the crash you may file an accident report online.
  • If a crash report is filed online by an individual, the report does not get investigated by a law enforcement agency.
  • The reports are kept by the State of Colorado for records purposes only.
  • Provide the other driver with your:
    • Name
    • Telephone number
    • Insurance information
Request a copy of an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office crash report

File online reports with the state of Colorado

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