At the scene

Note down a detailed description of what happened, collecting as much information – photographs and notes – as you can while at the scene

  • Scene – date, time, location, weather conditions, traffic conditions, road markings/signs/signals
  • Vehicles – make, model, registration number, colour, condition, estimated speed, direction, use of lights/indicators, number of passengers
  • People – contact details, description/distinguishing features of driver(s), contact details of passengers, pedestrians/other witnesses, details of any police officers involved
  • Damage – description of the damage to vehicles/property and any injuries to people involved