Penticton Collision Centre


Accident Checklist


WHAT TO DO AFTER A CRASH

STEP ONE

If anyone's injured, call 911.
Move the vehicles off the road if it's safe to do so. Avoid discussing who's at fault for the crash.

STEP TWO

Get details.

* Record the following for all the vehicles and drivers involved in the crash:

  • driver's name, driver's licence no., province/state and contact info.
  • licence plate and year, make and model of vehicle.
  • insurance details if the vehicle isn't from BC.

* You may also need to provide this information to the police

STEP THREE

See if there were any witnesses. Record their names and contact info.

STEP FOUR

Describe the crash scene (if possible take photos or draw a diagram of the crossing streets):

  • What was the time, date and weather conditions?
  • What was the location?
  • What direction were you both travelling?
  • Where was your vehicle and what lane were you using?
  • Where was the other vehicle?

STEP FIVE

Contact your insurance company and report the incident and make the claim.
Record the claim number, adjusters name and extension number if available.
Call Penticton Collision Centre Fix Auto and make an appointment.

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