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Steps to Take At the Scene of the Accident

auto collision care in bend oregonWe find that upon getting into any kind of auto collision, patients are often so unsettled that they forget what to do. Here are a few simple tips to follow after the accident:

1. Move to a safe area (if you can)
2. Stop your vehicle and get out
3. Check on others involved
4. Call the police or file an accident report through the DMV
5. Gather info including:

  • Driver and passenger names
  • License plate numbers
  • Insurance info
  • Makes and models of all vehicles involved
  • Contact info for any eyewitnesses
  • Location of the accident
  • Name and badge number of responding police officers

6. Document the scene (use your cell phone to take pictures)
7. File your claim with Auto Insurance Company
8. Seek medical attention and have your injury documented! (That's what Auto Insurance is for!)

neck pain auto accident bend oregonOur Wellness Doctor team, in Bend Oregon, is trained to assess and treat injuries sustained by motor vehicle (or other accidents). Whether its working with your attorney, ordering X-Rays, or referring you to a specialist- We've got you covered!

While we hope you stay safe, we're here if you need us. We offer Complimentary Consultations to anybody involved in an auto accident.