Reporting an Accident
A written report is required if an accident results in:
- Loss of life or the disappearance of any occupant (report must be filed within 24 hours) or ...
- Injury needing medical treatment beyond first aid or property damage over $500 (report must be filed within 5 days).
Use the required form provided by ODNR, Division of Watercraft. To obtain a form, contact any ODNR, Division of Watercraft office or download the form from www.ohiodnr.com. The form also is provided in the Ohio Boat Operator's Guide.
Send the completed report to:
ODNR Division of Watercraft
2045 Morse Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229.