What should I do if I am involved in a car accident in Texas?

If you have been seriously hurt in an accident, call 911. Even if your injuries do not seem serious at first, you should still see a doctor for a full medical exam to rule out internal injuries or other problems that are not immediately apparent.

If you do not require emergency medical services, take the following steps after a collision:

  • Call the police.
  • Get information from the other drivers, including names, phone numbers, addresses, license numbers and insurance information.
  • Take pictures of all vehicles involved in the collision.
  • Take pictures of the accident scene.
  • Get names and contact information for any eyewitnesses.
  • When the police arrive, get the name of the officer filing the report and the report number.
  • Consult with an experienced¬†personal injury attorney¬†before you talk to an insurance adjuster or sign any documents.