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What to do after a car accident

If you find yourself in an auto accident, it's essential to take immediate action to ensure your safety and protect your well-being. Here's what to do:

  1. Assess the Situation: Check for injuries to yourself, passengers, and others involved in the accident. Call emergency services if needed.

  2. Move to Safety: If possible, move your vehicle to the side of the road to prevent further accidents. Turn on hazard lights to alert other drivers.

  3. Exchange Information: Exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver(s) involved, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and insurance policy details.

  4. Document the Scene: Take photos of the accident scene, including vehicle damage, license plates, and any relevant road conditions or signage.

  5. Contact Authorities: Report the accident to the police and obtain a copy of the police report for insurance purposes.

  6. Seek Medical Attention: Even if you feel fine, it's important to seek medical attention to check for hidden injuries that may not be immediately apparent.

  7. Notify Your Insurance Company: Inform your insurance company about the accident as soon as possible to begin the claims process.

Remember, safety should always be your top priority after an auto accident.

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