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What to do after an Auto Accident?
1st Think About Safety
Stay Calm and Call the Police. If anyone is hurt tell the police you need medical assistance
Turn on emergency light, stay in your car and DO NOT move vehicle unless you’re in danger or DO NOT Obstruct traffic.
2nd Collect Information
Obtain information of driver and witnesses.
Take note of car position, weather, road condition, time, place, and traffic violations.
Take pictures of the accident and any visible injuries
Contact your insurance company as soon as possible
Info from any drivers involved in the accident:
*Only ask for contact information if the other drivers do not provide insurance information*
Also, provide your name and Insurance information to other drivers.
3rd Seek Medical Help
If Injured, seek medical attention A.S.A.P.
Even if you do not feel like you were injured, be aware that sometimes injuries will not appear until hours or days after an accident.
Common injuries that happen in an auto accident are:
Whiplash, Concussions, Broken Bones, Contusions, and Abrasions.