Stop in a safe place following an accident
If you have a warning triangle, place it well before the obstruction.
Call the emergency services
You should call the emergency services if:
Try and take photos to support the positions of the vehicle and the extent of the damage.
Collect and provide relevant information
Collect the following information:
Provide your own details to anyone who has reasonable grounds for requesting it
Do not admit responsibility following an accident
Don’t admit responsibility, either verbally or in writing.
Contact your insurer
You should always inform your car insurance company about an accident as soon as possible, even if you don't want to make a claim. Failure to do so within the time period, set out in your policy, may invalidate your cover.
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