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Steps to Take if your Vehicle is Hit in a Parking Lot

Parking lot accident

Before we begin, make sure you are physically okay and can take these steps to resolve the issue. Your safety should be your top priority and if you’re reading this in a less-than-ideal spot, call for help! When there is an automobile accident, there is almost always a necessary repair to be made. If you’ve gotten into a parking lot collision, you may need dent repair or something even more severe. The extent of the damage is not always visible on the vehicle’s exterior. You could have extensive damage hidden underneath the outer shell of the vehicle.

Taking care of the collision aftermath

You’ll need to accomplish several things when involved in an automobile accident. They are:

  • Seek medical care if you’re injured
  • Take photos of your injuries and the damage to your vehicles
  • Exchange insurance information
  • File a police report
  • Contact your insurance company
  • Contact our collision repair shop

All the steps listed are essential to do. You should immediately seek medical assistance and help yourself if you're injured. You should not forgo this step as it is the most crucial step; even if you do not have severely visible injuries, you may still have something that your doctor could find after running some tests.

Recording Evidence

Taking photos is essential for documenting the damage and your injuries to ensure you can see what the accident causes even later. Exchanging insurance information is a given no matter the severity of the accident. Leave a note if you’re unable to locate the owner. Filing an official police report can help you outline what happened and can help track down the at-fault party if they did not stick around. You also must contact your insurance company to start the claims process just like you would with any other accident. The last step is the contact our collision repair shop! We work with your insurance company to repair those dents and get you back on the road. We can perform many different types of collision repair, from bumper repair to frame straightening, so that no matter how severe your parking lot collision may have been, we can repair the damage.

If you have suffered an accident in your parked car, contact us today!

We have been repairing vehicles for a long time and providing services for damaged vehicles throughout our area. If you have been in a collision, like a parking lot accident, and need collision repair, bumper repair, dent repair, frame straightening, or anything else, don’t hesitate to call us or contact us online! We’ll answer your questions and help you decide what to do next. We’re here to help!