HAVE YOU BEEN IN AN ACCIDENT?
If you are in an accident, there may be heightened emotions and there may be injuries. There are important things you should do at the scene of an accident. Review our accident checklist below.
1. Stop and investigate the scene.
Review the scene and attend to anyone that may be injured. Get everyone to a safe location.
4. Exchange information.
Exchange all information with all other parties involved in the accident. Be sure to include drivers license and insurance information.
7 Call for assistance
If your vehicle needs to be towed, contact a tow company and ask them to deliver your vehicle to Referral Collision in Shakopee.
2. Protect the scene.
Turn on flashers. Use flags, flares or reflectors to alert other drivers. Move vehicles to a safe area.
5. Do not state that you are at fault.
Do not discuss the facts of the accident or state that you are at fault with other parties. Just supply the facts to the officer on scene.
8. Contact your insurance company
Advise them that you have been involved in an accident and that you have already selected a shop to do the repairs.
3. Call 911 if necessary.
Once the police arrive, give them the facts of the accident and work with them to complete any required forms.
6. Get witness details
Exchange names and contact information of all witnesses to the accident.
9. RIGHT TO CHOOSE
Remember that it is your right to choice where you would like to have the repairs completed. Select a shop that works best for your needs.