In a car accident, the first thing you should do is call 911 and make sure everyone is okay.
If you’re hurt, you’ll want to wait for the paramedics to arrive before going to the hospital. If it’s not a serious injury, then go ahead and drive yourself there.
If someone else is hurt, do not leave them in the vehicle until help arrives. You shouldn’t move them unless they’re in immediate danger or if they’re unconscious and not breathing. Instead, call 911 and wait for help to arrive.
Once you’ve called 911 and done everything else necessary to make sure everyone is okay, then it’s time to focus on your car accident claim. The first thing you’ll need to do is gather as much evidence as possible from the scene of the accident (which means taking photos). This will help ensure that your insurance company covers all of your medical expenses and damages caused by their driver’s negligence.
Last modified: October 26, 2022