Scotland has 32 council areas, and Angus is one of those on the eastern side of Scotland. It has a population of over 116,000 people, so you can imagine it would not be unheard of for occasional road traffic accidents in Angus to occur. Thankfully, most of those that do are very mild and may not even incur damage to the vehicles involved. However, there is a chance someone might be hurt in an accident, and where this happens, it is important to make sure the proper steps are taken.
Swapping all necessary details with the other driver is vital, as this will help with insurance claims later. Furthermore, any injuries you have suffered should be checked out as soon as possible. If there is no need to call an ambulance, you should attend a nearby minor injuries or out-of-hours unit, or a casualty unit if appropriate. This will ensure you do not have any other injuries you are unaware of, and the ones you do have will be treated in the proper way.
Examples of possible road traffic accidents in Angus that might occur
Failing to pay proper attention, failing to read the road ahead, and speeding excessively are all possible reasons why an accident could happen. They can also happen on all types of roads. For example, someone might be hurt in an accident at a set of traffic lights, or on a roundabout. It is also possible to be hurt in a crash that happens on a busy road, or in slow-moving traffic.
Conversely, country roads can also be the scene of an accident. People might be more tempted to speed along these roads, and if another driver makes an error, they may slide out of control and strike your car, even though you are obeying all the rules of the road. So, while you may always be alert and ready for anything, this may not apply to everyone else you meet while you are driving. If you have been injured, you do have a right to find out if someone else’s negligence caused those injuries to be experienced by you.
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In the moments immediately following your accident, you’ll be more concerned with whether you have any injuries that require treatment, and exchanging details with the other parties involved. But once you have been seen for injuries by someone at the local casualty or minor injuries unit, your mind may turn to the possibility of seeking compensation.
If you have reached that stage, and it has been less than three years since your accident happened, it is time to seek no-obligation advice from Accident Advice Helpline. You can do this now on 0800 689 0500, or on 0333 500 0993 if you want to use your mobile phone. Whatever you do, you can rely on our experience in dealing with compensation claims relating to road traffic accidents in Angus and elsewhere.