Auto Accident Checklist

If you are involved in an accident

  • Remain calm and polite.
  • Turn on your hazard lights.
  • If safe to do so, move your vehicle away from traffic.
  • Do not discuss who is at fault or your insurance limits.
  • Do not leave the scene of the accident.

Contact emergency personnel

  • If anyone is injured, call 911 for medical assistance.
  • Do not move an injured person.
  • Give police your version of what happened.
  • Obtain the police officer's name, department and incident number.

Exchange information

  • Vehicle owner's name, address, telephone and/or email address.
  • Insurance information (company and policy number).
  • Other vehicle information (year, make, model and registration plate).
  • Driver's name, address, telephone and/or email address (if different from the vehicle owner's information).
  • Obtain contact information from passengers and/or witnesses.
  • Note the accident location.

Take photos/video if safe to do so

  • Accident scene
  • Traffic controls
  • Street names
  • Road conditions
  • Vehicles and other property damage

Contact Amica promptly

To report your claim, call Amica at 800-242-6422 or download Amica's mobile app. You can also visit our full website to report your claim online.