While you may hear about car accidents on a near daily basis, when you experience one, you may find yourself at a loss for what to do. There may be serious injuries, substantial property damage and multiple involved parties all competing for your attention at once.
South Carolina experienced 39,466 collisions involving injuries and 925 involving fatalities in 2017. The moments after an accident can be critical to evaluate the extent of injuries, preserve what happened and collect key information to begin an insurance claim. Read on for a checklist of steps to take immediately after an accident: