A car accident can bring damage in all sorts of ways. Not only can you suffer emotional and psychological trauma, you likely have some kind of bodily injuries to battle with as well. And that’s not taking into consideration the physical damage to your car!
While you should take care of yourself and your personal wellbeing first (this includes seeking medical treatment, psychiatric help, and legal compensation if applicable), you will eventually have to address the damage to your car. The good news is that most auto shops specialize in vehicle repair. Since auto accidents are such a common occurrence, most mechanics have exactly the right training and expertise to restore your car to (nearly) its original condition.
Of course, there are some cases when a car is unsalvageable. A mechanic will be able to tell you right away if your car is worth working on, or if you should just scrap it altogether.
This video details the entire process of collision repair from start to finish. If you’re curious about what exactly goes into the repairs following a car accident, this video is a fascinating watch. You can witness damaged a car restored to neat condition right before your eyes!