The first thing that you should do after an accident is make sure that you get the name and address of the other driver or drivers involved in the automobile accident. With technology today, the best thing is to use your cell phone to take a photograph of their drivers license, of their insurance card, and of their registration. Additionally, you should your cell phone to take photographs of the other driver's vehicle, your vehicle, and the other drivers damage, as well as the scene of the accident.
Finally, you wanna get the names and addresses of any witnesses to the accident. By doing this, you will save yourself a lot of time and effort in the investigation process of your claim.