What do I do after a Car Accident

Follow this link to watch a short video of how the Claim’s process should work.

Auto Insurance Claim Process Example

Accident Checklist

  1. Get help for the injured.

    Accidents happen

  2. Call the police. Remain at the scene of the accident.
  3. Warn oncoming traffic. Set hazard lights and flares.
  4. Try to remain calm.
  5. Do not admit fault.
  6. Exchange names, addresses, emails, phone numbers, makes of vehicles, driver’s and vehicle license numbers, and insurance company/policy number information with all drivers.
  7. Get names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of all passengers and witnesses.
  8. Sketch the accident.
  9. Examine and record damage to other vehicles and property.
  10. Take pictures of the scene and damage.
  11. Do not discuss the accident or sign any documents. Only answer questions asked by police and your Safeco claim representative.
  12. Call your Insurance Company Claim’s Department promptly. Your claim representative will ask you some questions about the accident and will begin the claim resolution
    process immediately.

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