Printable Auto Accident Guide

What to do if you are involved in an automobile accident.


  • Stop at once and make sure you are safe.
  • Do not leave the scene of the accident.
  • Turn on the vehicle’s hazard lights for safety.
  • Obtain first aid if anyone is injured.
  • Contact nearest police or law enforcement agency.
  • Get the names and addresses of everyone involved, including witnesses.
  • Be courteous and polite, but do not admit responsibility for the accident.
  • Give the name of your insurance company when asked but do not discuss policy coverages.
  • Give your name, address and license plate number to other persons involved, as well as investigating police officers.
  • If possible, take photos of damage to vehicles and other property, street signs or address markers and license plates of vehicles involved.
  • Do not sign any statements or reports except official police reports and reports to Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
  • Complete this form in full.
  • Report the accident to your local agent or our Customer Service Center at (800) 723-3276 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • You may also file a claim at

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