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If a vehicle you are driving is involved in an accident and a person is injured, what must you do after stopping? If a vehicle you are driving is involved in an accident and a person is injured, what must you do after stopping?

  • A. Report the accident to Police within seven days.

  • B. Only call the Police if the accident also resulted in over $500 worth of property damage.

  • C. Render every assistance and take immediate steps to have an ambulance notified. Then call the Police.

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    The correct answer is C
     
    Correct. Helping injured people is the first priority.
     
 
 
 

What should you do after an accident

Injury accident

If there are people injured in the accident then your first priority is to help them.

Check airways, breathing and circulation. If there is any heavy bleeding use a large piece of cloth folded into a thick pad, elevate the area of the body (if possible), and apply pressure to the wound.

Ensure that emergency services are called - call an ambulance first if one is needed.

Non-injury accident

You need to exchange information with the other driver. When you give your information don't admit liability; you may be confused about who is to blame.

There are many different kinds of accidents and also many ways to avoid having one. We have two guides that will give you all the information you need:

What to do if you have an accident or come across an accident.

How you can avoid having a vehicle accident.