A car accident can be a scary event, especially if you are injured or your car is severely damaged. While everyone hopes they will never find themselves in this situation, it is important to know what to do in case an accident does happen. Here is some basic information on what to do after a car accident occurs.
Call For Help
Safety is most important after an accident happens. Check for injuries before doing anything else. If necessary, call an ambulance. If no one is hurt, call the police so that a report can be filed and fault can be determined. This will be important to the claims process later on.
Get important information from the other drivers, including their name, contact information, insurance company and policy number. Also collect names and contact information from eyewitnesses to the collision. Record the makes, colors and models of all cars …