*If An Accident Occurs:* *Be prepared*. Have your license, registration and insurance information handy. Make sure the area is safe before you exit your car.
*Notify authorities *such as police, highway patrol, and/or ambulance services if there is a significant property damage or anyone appears injured.
*As Soon As Possible*: Notify your insurance company.
*Don’t* Leave the scene under any circumstances *except* to seek urgent, immediate medical treatment and, if possible, identify yourself to someone at the scene before leaving for medical treatment. Don’t volunteer any information about whose fault the accident was.
*After the Accident*: Get checked out by your chiropractor as soon as possible.
*CHECK FOR SYMPTOMS*
In 30% to 40% of cases, pain doesn’t show up for 2-3 days, sometimes even longer, after the accident. Don’t wait to get checked out. Here are some symptoms you can experience in the days in the weeks following an accident:
Loss of Neck Motion
Loss of Balance
Numbness in Limbs
Tingling in Limbs
Rapid Heart Beat
Achy all over
Ringing in Ears