What should I do at the scene of a truck accident?
What you do at the scene after a truck accident can make the difference between winning and losing your case. The amount of your potential recovery may depend on taking the right steps after the truck accident. If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, you’ll want to protect yourself both physically and legally. Here are the most important steps to be taken after a truck crash:
Stay At the Scene Of the Collision
Call 9-1-1 For Emergency Services
Check Other Vehicle Passengers For Injuries if Possible
Do Not Admit Fault
Do not discuss the wreck with anyone except the police or your own insurance agent; you are not required to give a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.
Take Photos, Capture Videos & Record Audio of Evidence
Obtain Contact Information From Any Available Witnesses
Exchange Contact Info, Insurance Details, Driver’s License # and Vehicle Info With Other Drivers
Don’t Make Any Statements About the Crash
it is best to contact an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible following a truck accident.
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