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Q: My car was smashed just an hour ago

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My car was smashed just an hour ago Right headlight breked and side area in wich light fixed is gone inside

My car has 305000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. First of all, I hope that everyone i...

Hello. First of all, I hope that everyone is okay after this accident. The first thing to do would be to make sure that the accident was correctly reported. This job will be one for a body shop. Have the body damage checked for damage behind the headlight frame. Depending on the situation, you may want to consult with your insurance company with advice on how to proceed further.

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