Reporting an Accident
Ensure you're prepared for the worst by keeping a pen and paper, a first aid kit and a torch in the car.
What to do immediately after a crash: Attend to anybody hurt and call an ambulance if neccessary Call the police and obtain an incident number Assess the damage to your car. If involved in a collision with another driver, stay calm and do not admit fault Exchange details with the other driver (name, address, phone number, car registration number, insurance company and policy number) if applicable Record names, addresses and phone numbers of witnesses Write down how the accident happened, including sketches if it helps. If you have a camera – and if it is safe to do so – take photos of the scene Report the accident to your insurer or call one of our recovery operators in your area