What to Do if Your Child Is Involved in a Major Collision

Stay Calm and Assess the Situation

Stay calm and assess the severity of the collision. Check for injuries and prioritize safety.

Call Emergency Services

Immediately call emergency services (911) to report the collision and request medical assistance if needed.

Check Your Child's Condition

Check your child's condition and administer first aid if trained to do so. Avoid moving them unless it's necessary for safety reasons.

Exchange Information

Exchange contact and insurance information with the other parties involved in the collision, including witnesses.

Document the Scene

Take photos of the collision scene, vehicle damage, and any relevant details for insurance and legal purposes.

Follow Medical Advice

Follow medical advice and instructions from healthcare professionals regarding your child's treatment and recovery.

Notify Your Insurance Company

Notify your insurance company about the collision and provide all necessary information for filing a claim.

Seek Emotional Support

Seek emotional support for your child and yourself, as major collisions can be traumatic. Consider counseling or support groups if needed.