Maybe it’s the slippery winter tracks or just tough luck, but almost everyone has wrecked their vehicle at least once and it is nothing to be embarrassed about. The immediate response of anyone involved with an accident would be to panic however that would not be in the best interested to the victim. It is necessary that you know what actions you should take in tricky situation like this to lessen any further damage to either yourself or your vehicle.
This might quite possibly be the last thing a person involved in a car crash could do but it’s necessary for you to step back and take a deep breath. Keeping calm should help you go over the damage sustained by the passenger, you, pedestrian and your vehicle. Always consider pulling your car to the curb in order to avoid serious traffic jam and trouble to the others. If the vehicle has sustained serious damage and has broken down ask for help from the pedestrians before you take any other action.
Who do you call for help?
Once you have assessed the damaged caused by the incident you need to take immediate actions. You need to get everyone out of the vehicle and individually assess them, and any pedestrian, to check if they have any serious injuries that need any medical help, then you call an ambulance to provide them immediate medical attention. In a situation where your vehicle has broken down you would most definitely have to call the local and most trusted towing Beenleigh service provider so they could move your vehicle to a garage and get it fixed.
Although minor accidents may not require the need to contact the authorities, if there has been a considerable amount of damage to either the property or a person’s life it would be an absolute necessity to contact the police. When you contact a police officer you would file a report and give them full cooperation in order to figure out what, how and why the accident happened. In case more than one vehicle was involved, contacting the officers would help you figure out who exactly is to be blamed for the accident.
Contact an insurance agent.
You may need to contact vehicle insurance agent and give them a detailed explanation of what, how and when the accident happened. Always stick to the truth and tell them honestly the extent of the damage sustained to your vehicle so they can calculate your claim. If you or any of the passenger has serious injuries you should also contact your medical insurance agent and give them a full account of what had happened.