This page contains links to web pages of information and advice on practical matters and procedures that follow a death on the road in England and Wales.
If you can't find information on the topic you are interested in, download the complete guide as a pdf here or call our helpline on 0808 8000 401.
What happens now?
For information and advice on organ donation; seeing, touching and identifying a loved one's body; post-mortem examination issues; return of belongings; visiting the crash site; what happened in the crash; and what happens to vehicles, click here.
For information and advice on informing people; burials or cremations; legal issues; personal finance; the media; memorials; crashes abroad, click here.
Criminal investigation and charges
For information and advice on the police investigation; the Crown Prosecution Service and your right to be heard; criminal charges click here.
For information and advice on attending court; being a witness in court; court procedures; appeals; prisoner release; inquests; the Criminal Justice System, click here.
Can I claim compensation?
For information and advice on claiming compensation; hiring a solicitor to pursue compensation; rogue offers of help; paying your solicitor; types of compensation; fatal motor claim procedures, click here.
For finding solicitors in your area that specialise in fatal injury cases.