Accidents happen – even to the most careful drivers. Knowing what to do after an accident will help you to remain calm and in control. You should keep your registration and proof of insurance in your vehicle.
Get help for the injured.
Call the police and remain at the scene of the accident.
Warn oncoming traffic, set hazard lights and flares.
Do not admit fault.
Exchange names, addresses, phone numbers, makes of vehicles, drivers and vehicle license numbers, and insurance company and policy number information with all drivers.
Get the names, addresses, and phone number of all passengers and witnesses.
Take pictures of the scene and damage.
Make a rough drawing of the scene, showing position of cars and other details.
Do not discuss the accident or sign any documents. Only answer questions asked by police and your insurance company claim representative.
Notify your insurance agent as soon as possible.
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