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Posted on November 16, 2017 by

Injured in a Car Accident? What Are the First Steps You Should Take?

When you’re injured in a car accident, your mind is in a panic. You’re not sure what steps you should take, or what you should do first. You may be in a lot of pain, and that can just add to your anxiety and frustration.

It’s good to know what to do if you’re ever in an auto accident. We’d like to help you take the right steps.

Steps to Take if You’re Injured in a Car Crash

It’s important to write down the appropriate information. These are things that you might forget otherwise. You should write down:

  • The name and phone number of the other driver involved.
  • The other driver’s insurance information and license plate number.
  • The names and contact information for anyone who saw the accident happen.
  • How you felt and any other observations you can make at the time.

You should also take pictures of the scene. Take pictures of both vehicles and the surrounding areas. If you’re in doubt about whether you need a certain photo, take it anyway.

After the Crash

Directly following the crash, you need medical attention. Please don’t skip this step, even if you feel fine. You also need to contact a St. Louis car accident attorney. You’ll need their help going forward.

As your St. Louis car accident attorney, we can assist you with filing a case for compensation. Please contact us for our immediate assistance.