Door marked the car next to me and I drove off. Help!

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Helllo1239
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I was in a supermarket and as I was opening the door there was wind and my door hit the car next to me. I completely panicked and I think I saw my paint on their door. I drove off.

But now what do I do? I went back to the car park and the car wasn't there.
Do I tell 101? My insurance? The car park company?

I feel awful and sick. Next time I'm 100% leaving my details.
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(Original post by Helllo1239)
I was in a supermarket and as I was opening the door there was wind and my door hit the car next to me. I completely panicked and I think I saw my paint on their door. I drove off.

But now what do I do? I went back to the car park and the car wasn't there.
Do I tell 101? My insurance? The car park company?

I feel awful and sick. Next time I'm 100% leaving my details.
You've committed a criminal offence.

Contact 101 to avoid potential prosecution, your insurance company because you're contractually obliged, and the owner of the car park as a courtesy in case the other driver contacts them.
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But now what do I do? I went back to the car park and the car wasn't there.
Do I tell 101? My insurance? The car park company?
I feel awful and sick. Next time I'm 100% leaving my details.
All 3. For all you know that driver/police/insurance agents are talking to that supermarket and asking for the CCTV right now... and if they get to your door before you put your hand up it looks all the worse.

IME blown doors tend to have fair bit of impact so v likely the sort of dent someone is going to notice and be angry enough to chase up.
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you should have checked if it was just only paintwork sometimes jus paint and could easily be tooken off with a bit of water. You have 48hours to report it. if it was just paintwork and no scratch and no dent and did you stand around investigating the car if not you can just say i never knew that this happend. i wouldnt report it. but if it was most likely scratches and or a dent id report it within 48hours. if 48hours are over dont bother as you may be prosecuted as you didnt inform the authorities or insurance within 48hours. Next time just stay with that car most drivers are reasonable and would amicably settle the different or tell you dont worry about it. ive only had 1 accident so far and the other driver was in the wrong and didnt want to go threw with insurance and we just dealt with it ourselves and they paid me cash for the damages.
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