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In the event of an accident that involves defective brakes, you should not run away from the area. If there are any severe damage, contact police immediately and ask for assistance. Getting the police involved is crucial, even in minor accidents particularly when a third participant is at fault.
After the officers have arrived Once they are there, you can calmly relay the details to the officers on duty. Be sure to explain why the incident occurred (the brakes malfunctioned) to the police officers. If you do not then, the claim could be denied later. But, don’t accept guilt. This admission can be used as evidence in any subsequent civil or criminal trial.
Note down all the details of the contact numbers and badge numbers of the police officers on your location when police arrive. In addition, you ensure you get a copy of the accident report from the investigation officer.
It is important to remember the fact that police officers will not be able to respond to minor accidents. The only option is to head to the police station or you can use the online reporting service. This report will be helpful to file an accident insurance claim.