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What To Do In Case Of An Accident in Kansas City

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it’s an accident! If you’ve ever been in a car accident in Kansas City, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It’s hard to think straight and know what to do. Let’s review what you should do in case of an accident: When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in Kansas City and in Overland Park is considered a crime – even if it’s not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your MO/KS driver’s license or even jail time. Your jurisdiction may require that you try to help someone who is injured by calling for help or performing first aid if you are able. Warn other Overland Park and Lenexa motorists by putting out flares, using your flashers or lifting your hood. Call Kansas City emergency services as soon as possible. Tell the operator if medical or fire help is needed. Always file a Kansas City police report. It’s tempti ... read more

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