2.20.2 – Notify Authorities If you have a cellphone or CB, call for assistance before you get out of your vehicle. If not, wait until after the accident scene has been properly protected, then phone or send someone to phone the police. Try to determine where you are so you can give the exact location. 2.20.3 – Care for the Injured If a qualified person is at the accident and helping the injured, stay out of the way unless asked to assist. Otherwise, do the best you canto help any injured parties. Here are some simple steps to follow in giving assistance Don't move a severely injured person unless the danger of fire or passing traffic makes it necessary. Stop heavy bleeding by applying direct pressure to the wound. Keep the injured person warm.