What To Do After An 18-Wheeler Accident – Call 911
Tell the operator there has been a serious accident involving an 18-wheeler and ask them to dispatch EMTs, ambulances, or life-flight helicopters, if necessary.
Given the exact location of the crash, if possible.
Give them the make, color, and model of vehicles.
If vehicles are blocking traffic, tell 911.
Give 911 major cross streets where the crash happened.
Photograph The Truck Crash Scene
Take pictures of the placement of the vehicles before they are moved.
Take pictures showing damage to the vehicles. Don’t get too close or too far away.
Get Driver Information
Get the name, address, and telephone number of the truck driver. Get their insurance card information, license plate, and DOT # off the truck.
Get all witnesses’ names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
Contact an Experienced 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer Immediately
You must contact a good lawyer specializing in an 18-wheeler truck accident as soon as the crash happens. Evidence must be documented, and the truck and trailer must be inspected before valuable evidence is lost or destroyed.
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