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Here’s What You Need to Do After a Hit and Run Accident.

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Been involved in a hit and run accident? Try not to panic. Being in a hit and run accident can be very scary, but it is important to remain calm so you can assess the situation and act accordingly. Every year around 17,000 cases of hit and run accidents are reported to the authorities. If you haven’t already, there is a chance you could fall victim to this crime in the future. In this blog, we will give you a step-by-step guide on what to do if this ever happens to you.

Remain calm and assess the situation

Immediately, after the accident, you are going to feel intense stress and worry. It is important to remain calm and keep a level head. Do not try to chase the vehicle responsible for the hit and run, this will only make the situation worse. Take a few deep breaths and start to assess the situation. If you have time, gather as much information as you can, including:

  • The license plate number of the person responsible for the hit and run
  • A description of the vehicle (colour, brand, model etc.).

If you were driving when the incident took place, find a safe space to park your car. If you were driving with passengers, check to see if anyone was injured and call the emergency services if needed.

Contact the Police

Once you have dealt with any urgent matters, you should contact the police immediately. Share any relevant information, including any information you managed to find out about the driver’s vehicle. Talk to any witnesses, get their information, and pass this over to the police. If you have a dashcam, make sure that you also share this with them.

Police dealing with car crash

Collect evidence

Take photos of the damage to your car so you can pass any evidence over when you make an insurance claim. Make sure you write down as much information as possible about the collision so this can also be passed over (date, time, injuries, damage etc.).

Reach out

It is time to reach out to your insurance company or other accident management service Manchester to help you receive the compensation you deserve. This is very important to do because it will help you pay to fix any damage done to your car or even pay any medical bills.

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Following all the previous steps will help you get all the information you need to prove that the accident wasn’t your fault. Therefore, you will be able to claim back the money you have lost. We’re a claims management company Manchester with years of success helping people seek justice and reclaiming what is rightfully theirs. If you’re looking for a way to make your car finance claim as easy and stress-free as possible, then contact us today using the details below:

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