After a car accident, you’re mind is racing and you’re not feeling great but make sure you have everything together so you’re protected. First thing first is get to a safe area and call the police. You’ll need a police report and witnesses to file a good claim against the other driver. Make sure you take plenty of pictures of both cars and exchange insurance information with the other care. Once you have all the info: the police, the witness, the insurance, call your insurance company to start the claim process and see what will happen with repairs.
- The first thing to do after a car accident is to call the police.
- You should exchange insurance information with the other driver.
- You should call your own insurance company after an accident.
“Take care of yourself first, then call the police, then contact your insurance company. Whether you’re involved in a simple fender bender or something more serious, these five steps will get you moving in the right direction again.”