What do I do if I don’t have the details of the other driver from a car accident?

The law requires that all drivers involved in a road accident exchange details. If a driver refuses or fails to provide their required particulars, or you suspect they provided you with false details, you should call the police on 131 444.

However, you still have grounds to claim against the at-fault party for any damage to your vehicle or injuries you suffered.

If you’re unable to identify the driver of the at-fault vehicle you can make a claim for personal injuries against the CTP’s Nominal Defendant. To do this though, you must be able to prove that you took reasonable efforts to identify the driver.

Read more on what information should be exchanged after a road accident here.

Disclaimer: This information is designed for general information in relation to Queensland compensation law. It does not constitute legal advice. We strongly recommend you seek legal advice in regards to your specific situation. For help understanding your rights, please call 1800 851 458 or chat via live chat to talk to one of our Lawyers today.

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