What information should I obtain from the scene?

  • Full name, address, date of birth, phone number and driver’s license number of all parties involved.
  • Vehicle information, such as year\make\model & plate number of all vehicles involved.
  • Insurance information for all parties involved, such as name, phone number, policy number & insured’s name.
  • Actual location and time of the accident.
  • Police officers name, badge number and report number.
  • Witness name, address and phone number.
  • Photos of the damages to all vehicles involved.
  • Photos of the scene including any skid marks.
  • Photos of your injuries.
  • Draw a diagram of the accident.
  • Draw the positions of all the vehicles involved including before, during and after the accident.


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