Reading a police report can be confusing. If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident it is likely that a police report was filed. Police reports are generally filed when an injury takes place. In such cases they will include all the pertinent information regarding the facts of the incident, witness statements and a general description of how the accident took place. Here is a brief outline on how to read a traffic collision report. If you have been involved in an accident click here to learn how to get a copy of your police report.