Everyone seems to be talking at once. The police want to know what you think happened at the time of your tractor-trailer crash, the tractor-trailer driver is asking for your insurance information, and the first responders are asking about your preexisting medical conditions and current injuries. It can be difficult to think with so much going on. What is important for you to take care of right away, and what can wait?

Do These 3 Things as Soon as Possible after Your VA Tractor-trailer Crash

As soon as you can, it is important to:

  1. Call the police. The police will respond to the accident, conduct an investigation, contact an ambulance if necessary, and secure the site so that additional accidents don’t occur.
  2. Get medical help. It is important to be examined by a doctor even if your injuries don’t appear to be severe.
  3. Call your loved ones. Tractor-trailer crashes often make the news. Don’t let your family see pictures of the accident and wonder if you are OK. Additionally, you may need the support of your family during this difficult time.

Of course, your injuries may have prevented you from doing one or more of these things. Don’t worry if that has happened to you. Instead, focus on the things you can do now to protect your future.

Call a Fauquier County Tractor-trailer Accident Attorney Now

An experienced Fauquier County truck accident lawyer can help you understand your rights and pursue a fair and just recovery. For more information, we encourage you to contact us via this website or to call us at 540-341-0007 or 888-907-2631 to schedule a FREE consultation.

Andrew Thomas
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Civil litigation attorney in Virginia and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
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