What should I do if I’m involved in an automobile accident?

  • Do not leave the scene of the accident.
  • Do not move your vehicle, unless leaving it where it is would be dangerous.
  • If you think you may have caused the accident, do not admit that.
  • Call the police and wait for them to arrive.
  • Try to identify anyone who may have witnessed the accident and get their names, addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Exchange insurance information with any other drivers involved in the accident.
  • If possible, take pictures of the scene and of damage to the vehicles involved in the accident.
  • Get any medical treatment you may need.
  • If you have any visible injuries, take pictures of them.

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