If an accident occurs with your state vehicle leased through Admin, you should take the following steps to report the accident:
Call the police and obtain emergency medical care for any injuries.
Secure the following information:
- Names, addresses and phone numbers of all vehicle occupants and any injured people.
- Location injured people are taken.
- Name and address of vehicle owner and driver.
- Vehicle license number and description, including make, model, color and any other pertinent info.
- Names, addresses and phone numbers of all witnesses.
- Name of the law enforcement agency and case number.
Do NOT make any admission of fault, or any statement concerning the accident, except to law enforcement or Risk Management personnel
What to do if the state vehicle injures someone or damages someone else’s property:
As soon as possible, report the accident to Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. by faxing the Motor Vehicle Accident Report Form found in the Claim Reporting Guide to Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. at 763-416-8979. If you do not have access to a fax, contact Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. at 763-416-8911 or 866-489-5797. Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. is on call 24/7.
What to do if there is damage to a state vehicle:
Determine if the state vehicle is insured for damage to it by contacting your finance division. If not, get direction from them on what to do with the vehicle. If the vehicle has full coverage through Admin, send the MN Motor Vehicle Accident Report Form located in Claim Reporting Guide to Erica.Baxter@state.mn.us or fax to Admin's Risk Management team at 651-297-7715.
Note: Agencies with full coverage include, but are not limited to, Admin, the Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota State Operated Community Services (MSOCS), and the Metropolitan Airport Commission.
For more information on accident reporting, contact Admin's Risk Management team at:
Risk Management Division
310 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155