“That night it was really windy and I remember thinking that trees were going to come down,” Randy said. “But I didn’t think about the tree coming down on top of my car!” Luckily, the majority of the tree missed the majority of Randy’s car. The branches that did make direct contact caused damage to the roof and hood of the car. “I’m amazed the windshield didn’t get broken!” Randy said. “But where do I go to get my car fixed after a tree falls on it?”
Whether it’s bad weather, old age, insect damage, or some other cause, trees can and do fall over. Sometimes the tree remains standing, but the top can break out or limbs fall. When this happens and your vehicle is in the way, some damage is almost inevitable. The type of damage your car may have includes body damage – including dents, bends, scratches, and more, mechanical damage – if the tree impacts any of the systems the car needs to operate safely, glass damage – windows and windshields.
When you’re looking at your car trapped beneath a tree the first question you may have is can my car be fixed. After the tree is safely off of the car, it becomes possible to start answering that question. Just because a tree falls on your car doesn’t necessarily mean the car is destroyed. Your next steps will include coordinating with the relevant insurance companies and having the best auto body repair shop inspect the vehicle and tell you what your repair options are.
The severity of damage a car can sustain after being impacted by a tree ranges from slight scratches and small dents to far more serious, including bodywork, mechanical repairs, and glass. Trees don’t discriminate between people who have great car insurance and people who will be paying for repairs out of pocket, which is why the best auto body repair shop in SE Massachusetts offer multiple service levels. If cost is no issue, it’s absolutely possible to have your car restored to showroom perfect. However, there are more budget friendly options that will get you back on the road safely and quickly. Ask for details!