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What to do after you get in an accident

by Car Appraiser on January 8, 2016

Car Accident

Here is a list of things to do right after an accident. Its a good idea to print out the list a keep in your glovebox just in case……

What to do after an accident:

1. Check to see if anyone is injured. If so, call 911
2. Call the police so they can create an accident report.
3. Take LOTS of photos (Vehicle damage from several angles, the accident scene, skid marks, road signs from accident location, insurance cards & license plate from other involved parties)
4. Don’t discuss the accident with other parties
5. Don’t sign any documents from other parties
6. Don’t disclose the details of your insurance policy with the other drivers
7. Get information from the other driver

  • Driver’s Name: ________________________________
  • License Plate: ________________________________
  • Phone Numbers: ________________________________
  • License Number: ________________________________
  • Address: ________________________________
  • Email Address: ________________________________
  • Car Make: ________________________________
  • Car Model: ________________________________
  • Car Year: ________________________________
  • Insurance Policy Company: ________________________________
  • Insurance Policy Phone #: ________________________________
  • Insurance Policy ID Number: ________________________________

8. Names of other passengers in car:

  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________

9. Witnesses names &/or phone numbers

  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________

10. Police Officer’s Info:

  • Name: ________________________________
  • Police Department: ________________________________
  • Badge Number: ________________________________
  • Phone Number: ________________________________
  • Police Report Number: ________________________________

11. Time of day and where you were when accident occurred

  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________
  • ________________________________

12. What happened (describe the accident ): ____________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________
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