Car accidentA car accident, no matter how big or small, is never something you want to deal with. Here are some tips on what to do in the event of a car collision if you find yourself in one in Oakdale, MN:

  1. Stay calm. It’s important to stay calm after a car collision. This will help you to think clearly and make good decisions.
  2. Check for injuries. The first thing you should do after a car collision is check for injuries. If you or anyone else is injured, call 911 immediately.
  3. Exchange information. If there are no injuries, you will need to exchange information with the other driver(s) involved in the collision. This information should include your name, address, insurance information, and the license plate number of your vehicle.
  4. Move your vehicle to a safe location. If possible, move your vehicle to a safe location out of the way of traffic. This will help to prevent further accidents.
  5. Report the collision to the police. Even if there are no injuries, you should still report the collision to the police. This will help to create a record of the event in case there are any insurance claims or legal issues down the road.
  6. Get your car repaired. If your car is damaged in a collision, you will need to get it repaired. This can be a costly process, so it’s important to have car insurance.
  7. Seek medical attention. Even if you don’t feel injured after a car collision, it’s important to seek medical attention. This is especially important if you experience any of the following symptoms:
    • Headache
    • Dizziness
    • Nausea
    • Pain
    • Stiffness
    • Numbness
    • Tingling
    • Vision problems
    • Hearing problems
    • Speech problems
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Chest pain
    • Fatigue

Once you have the police on the way and you have gotten the medical care you need, give us a call to help get your car back on the road quickly. We can also work with your insurance company so that you can focus on getting well.