When there are one or more serious injuries in a car accident, the sheer shock and amount of activity can be difficult to deal with. Unless you are an emergency responder yourself, you will be quickly overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and activity after a major accident. Learning what to do after fatal car accidents can help you protect your rights and make sure that you have the best possible outcome.
What to do After a Serious Car Wreck
- Call for help: Immediately dial 911 to let rescue and emergency personnel know that an accident has occurred with serious injuries. Even if you think someone else has already called, call again. The faster help arrives, the better it will be for the victims of serious, possibly fatal car accidents.