Some Information to Record Accident Details
While part of a handout given to clients and prospective clients, it is important to know some basic information to take down after an accident.
Record Accident Details HereOther Driver's Name?
Other Driver's Phone Number?
Other Driver's Address?
Other Driver's email?
Their Insurance Company?
Their Driver's License State?
Names, address, phone numbers, etc. of their passengers if any?
Witness names, phone numbers?
Investigating Police Department?
Any other Notes/Details to be taken down?
Sketch the AccidentWhile at the scene, it is important to draw a simple sketch of the accident. Mark direction such as North, the names of the streets, where the cars are and which car is which, any other details that can be easily explained in the drawing as well as any other pertinent information. This will make it easier for all parties to understand what and how it happened and for others to easily follow along. Remember, a picture can say more than words at times.