What Should I Do After a Car Accident in Georgia?

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1. Dial 911 to report the accident, ensuring police and medical help are on their way.

2. Look for any injured victims in your car and the other car, offering help where needed.

3. Avoid discussing accident details with the other driver, but note any statements they make.

4. Locate any eyewitnesses, ask for their perspective, and get their contact details.

5. Photograph all involved cars from various angles.

6. Capture pictures of the accident site to show weather, light, and road conditions.

7. Photograph any injuries you've sustained from the accident.

8. Swap driver's licenses and insurance details with the other driver, noting down all information. Get the contact details of any passengers in the other car, if possible.

9. Provide a factual account to the police officer about the accident and your injuries. Don't claim you're fine unless you truly are.

10. See a doctor immediately after the accident, regardless of how you feel. Even minor injuries should be checked. Follow up with your personal doctor or go to the ER or Urgent Care facility as needed.

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