What to Do After an Auto Accident

  1. Call the police or 911, if needed.
  2. Do not make a statement regarding the accident except to local authorities or your company representative.
  3. Obtain the name, address, and email address of each driver, all passengers, and all witnesses.
  4. Obtain the name of the insurance company and policy number for each vehicle involved.
  5. Note the vehicle license number, cell or home phone numbers of the person involved in the accident, and any special weather conditions or circumstances.
  6. If you have a camera or a smart phone with a camera, take clear photographs of:
    • The accident scene, including all cars involved
    • Location identifiers such as cross streets or exit numbers
    • The license plate(s) of vehicles involved
    • All identification cards and insurance cards
  7. If your auto is insured with CIG, call the CIG Claim Service Center at
    (800) 986-9974.

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