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Accident 101

Car Accident Champs Auto Body Medina

In case of an accident …

  • Stop your vehicle if it is clear, safe and legal
  • Move your vehicle out of the roadway, if it is safe (in some states, it is against the law to move the vehicle from the place where the accident occurred)
  • Turn off the ignition
  • Turn on 4-ways if they are working
  • Make a first aid check of all persons involved in the accident
  • If possible, call 911 for police and emergency medical services, if needed
  • Mark the scene with flares or reflective triangles, if possible
  • Gather the names and contact information of persons in the accident, as well as witnesses
  • Ask to see the other driver’s license and write it down
  • Exchange insurance information
  • DO NOT DISCUSS FAULT or make statements about the accent to anyone but the police
  • Get a copy of the police report and notify your insurance company

In Ohio, by law, YOU choose your collision repair center.

Contact Champs Auto Body and Paint for your general and collision repairs
330-722-0030