If you have been involved in a bus accident, it can be a very stressful time. Not to mention the physical and psychological pain that it might have caused. It is important that during this traumatic time, you seek medical advice as soon as possible so a professional can assess you and your injuries. They will be able to identify if you have come to any harm, and create a medical records that will be called upon when making a claim.
If you have sustained any visible injuries, as well as notifying your doctor it is advised that you take photographic evidence.
While the incident is fresh in your mind, you should take time to record exactly what happened. Make notes of the time, date, location and as much information about the bus as possible. Be as in-depth as possible with your description of the events leading up to the incident – including the finer details such as what you were wearing, where you were sitting at the time and if you were travelling alone or with company.
The police may have been notified by the driver or another passenger. If this isn’t the case, you should notify them as they will create a police report and issue you with a reference number.