What should I do if I am involved in an automobile accident?

Question:

What should I do if I am involved in an automobile accident?

Answer:

  • Do not leave the scene.
  • Contact the police immediately.
  • Do not discuss the accident with anyone but the police or your insurance agent.
  • Do not admit fault or disclose your coverage amount.
  • Write down the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all people involved or who witnessed the accident.
  • Write down insurance information of all drivers involved.
  • Report the claim immediately to your insurance carrier.