Look at the big picture. Evaluate the scene and prioritize your response. If someone is injured, immediately call 9-1-1 for medical attention.
If no one is injured, don’t wait for police before moving your vehicle. If you can drive the vehicle, the law requires you to move it out of the traffic flow.
If vehicles are damaged, exchange information. Don’t leave the scene until the following information has been exchanged:
Report the incident to your insurance company ASAP. They can assist you with the best way to proceed.
Find the driver or write your name and address on a note explaining what happened. If the vehicle you’re driving doesn’t belong to you, include the owner’s name and address.
Texas law requires you to call the police when:
According to Texas law, if you are involved in a collision and it is not investigated by law enforcement, you must file a crash report within 10 days when: