Car Accident Legalities Checklist
If you are involved in an accident:
Get uninjured passengers out of vehicle to the side of the road, safely away from the vehicle and oncoming traffic.
Call the police immediately. If a phone is not available, ask at least two people to call.
Call an ambulance if anyone is injured.
Put out reflectors at least 300 feet towards oncoming traffic.
Get the names, addresses and phone numbers of witnesses.
Make short notes about the accident.
Report the accident to your insurance agent or company within 24 hours.
Make any statements about the accident to anyone but the police.
Accept any informal settlements.
ACCIDENT INFORMATION CARDS
YOU MUST REPORT THIS ACCIDENT TO YOUR INSURANCE AGENT IMMEDIATELY.
Use these cards to exchange information in the event of an accident.