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Oh No! I’ve Been in an Auto Accident! Now What?

One of the scariest things in modern life is getting into an auto accident. However, you can get through it by following these tips.

Take a Deep Breath

Calm down and do not assign blame to yourself or any other drivers involved. Yelling won’t help anyone. You need to accurately get information for your auto insurance company or the police.

Make Sure Everyone is Okay

Cars can be replaced. People and pets cannot. The most important thing you can do right now is make sure everyone at the accident scene is all right. Call 911 if necessary.

Get Out of Traffic

You don’t want to cause another accident by blocking traffic.  If possible, get your vehicles out of the way, perhaps onto the curb or into a nearby parking lot.

Exchange Information

If you have a camera, take pictures of any damage. Exchange insurance information with any other drivers involved. Make sure to get their license numbers, too.

If you have more questions about what to do in the case of an auto accident and live in the Eagle, Idaho area, feel free to contact Access First Insurance to get a quote.