What Do You Do If You Are in an Auto Accident

White male and white female making phone calls on cell phone after getting into a car accident with each other

  1. STOP immediately but do not obstruct traffic.

  2. ASSIST injured. Have someone call police.

  3. SECURE names, phone numbers, addresses of other drivers, witnesses, injured persons.

  4. SECURE make, model, and license numbers of all vehicles involved.

  5. DON’T hastily accept claim settlement at the scene of accident.

  6. REMAIN calm, courteous and consistent in your version of accident.

  7. NOTIFY your insurance company as soon as possible