No one ever wants to be in a car accident, but they inevitably happen. It’s estimated that around 20-50 million people are injured from car crashes annually. In addition to the damage they do to your vehicle, you may become disabled as well and therefore unable to return to work. If you are involved in a serious car accident, there are important steps you should take.
Stay at the Scene of the Crime
If you get hit and everything seems to be okay, you might be inclined to drive off because no one was hurt. This can get you in serious legal trouble, as you could be charged with a misdemeanor for failing to stop and render aid. If you are found guilty of leaving the scene, you may have to pay hefty fines, lose your license, and possibly go to jail. No matter how the accident looks, always stay put until an officer can arrive to document the accident and file a report. Read more from this blog: