Car Accident Checklist

 Move to a safe location if you or your car is creating a safety hazard or if you're concerned with your safety.

 Do not leave the scene of the accident.

 Call the police and follow their instructions.

 Call 911 if there are any injuries.

 Get medical help for anyone injured.

 In minor accidents, the police may instruct you to exchange information and then contact your insurance company.

 Exchange information with all drivers.

 Get contact information for passengers and witnesses.

 Take photos of the scene with a camera/iPhone.

 Do not discuss who is at fault with other parties.

 Request a tow from the scene of the accident.

 Report your claim to your insurance company.

 Reserve a rental vehicle.

 Arrange your repairs.

 Sketch the accident.

 ONLY discuss the accident with police, NOT others involved.

 Talk to a qualified auto accident lawyer in your area.