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I was rear-ended but the driver drove off before we exchanged information

Luckily, their license plate was attached to my bumper. What's the best way to handle it? Visit the address the police gave me and get their insurance information?

Dec 11, 2017 Fairfield, Ohio

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Ava Lynch

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Ava joined The Zebra as a writer and licensed insurance agent in 2016. She now works as a senior insurance contributor, providing insights and data a…

The safest course of action would be to contact your insurance company with all the information possible. Including the police report and the at-fault driver's license plate information. Your insurance company's claims department will be able to sort out the other driver's information without you needing to be too involved or risking your safety.
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