1.Prioritize Safety:

  • Stay calm and check yourself for injuries. If seriously hurt, call 911 immediately.
  • Move your motorcycle off the road, if safe, to avoid further danger.
  • Turn on hazard lights and set out flares or reflective triangles, if available.

2.Document the Scene:

  • Take photos and videos of the accident scene, vehicle damage, and visible
  • Gather contact information from all involved parties and witnesses.
  • Note weather conditions, road markings, and other relevant details.

3. Seek Medical Attention:

  • Don’t ignore potential injuries. Adrenaline can mask pain, and internal injuries may not be evident.
  • Seek medical evaluation from a doctor or hospital and keep all related medical records.

4. Contact the Authorities:

  • Reporting the accident to the police is legally required in Connecticut.
  • Cooperate with the police investigation and file an official accident report.
  • Obtain a copy of the police report for your records.

5. Protect Your Rights:

  • Consult a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible.
  • They can advise on legal options, navigate insurance claims, and fight for fair compensation.
  • Avoid discussing the accident with insurance companies without your lawyer present.

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Disclaimer: This information is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult with an attorney to discuss your specific situation.