Things to Remember After a Car Accident
Whether a car accident is a minor or a major collision, calling the police is essential, and it’s legally required in some states. The responding officers will fill out a car accident report and document the crash. If the police can’t get to the scene of the accident, you can go to the next police station and file a report yourself; When you register a claim with your insurer, they might ask for a copy of the police report to support with the claims process.
Wait for Help
Turn on your hazard lights and switch off your engine and use the road flares in your emergency kit to alert other cars to slow down.
After you make sure that all the passengers are uninjured, exchange insurance and contact information with the other driver. The names and insurance information are some of the most critical information drivers should exchange after an accident.