Chapter 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC*
Section 14-93 Public inspection of accident reports.
(a) All written reports made by persons involved in accidents
or by garages shall be without
prejudice to the individual so reporting and shall be for the confidential use of the police
department or other governmental agencies having use for the records for accident prevention
purposes, except that the police department or other governmental agency may disclose the
identity of a person involved in an accident when such identity is not otherwise known or when
such person denies his presence at such accident.
(b) No written reports forwarded under the provisions of
this section shall be used as evidence
in any trial, civil or criminal, arising out of an accident, except that the police department shall
furnish, upon demand of any party to such trial, or upon demand of any court, a certificate
showing that a specified accident report has or has not been made to the department in
compliance with law, and, if such report has been made, the date, time and location of the
accident, the names and addresses of the drivers, the owners of the vehicles involved, and the
(Code 1964, § 12.115)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 300.125.