Tag Archive for: hit and run

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What happens if an intoxicated driver leaves the scene of an accident in Brusly?

Brusly, LA - When some drivers make a mistake that results in an accident, they can attempt to quickly leave the area to try to avoid responsibility. However, if they are caught, this can result in serious criminal charges. This is especially…
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Elderly pedestrian suffered fatal injury from car crash in White Oak Pennsylvania.    

Pennsylvania – January 19, 2022 Allegheny County police reported that an 81-year-old man was hit by a vehicle, resulting in fatal injury in White Oak.  The incident occurred in the evening hours.  A 911 call brought first responders to…
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What are the penalties for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Louisiana?

Gardere, LA - After any kind of a motor vehicle crash, it is important for all parties involved to remain at the scene. This is required by law and it is also necessary for the purposes of properly reporting the accident and filing insurance…
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Was speeding the cause for a pedestrian death in San Diego?

California – March 14, 2021 Current data reveals 6,590 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads in 2019, a 5% increase from 2018 and the continuation of a trend starting in 2009.  A pedestrian was struck and killed by a speeding car in a…
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Tennessee woman became the victim of a hit and run driver while crossing an intersection

Walking through the streets of any city can be dangerous at night, especially due to reduced visibility and the possibility that drivers may be distracted or impaired. When a pedestrian is injured by a careless driver, it is important to contact…
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Can the family of a pedestrian killed by a 21-year-old driver in San Diego sue for damages?

A 28-year-old man was struck by a car and killed Thursday night in San Diego’s Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood, and police temporarily detained a 21-year-old man suspected of driving a short distance away from the crash, police said.  Police…
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Iowa City car chase resulted in two hospitalizations after the driver left the scene

One of the most reckless things that a driver can do after an accident is to speed away from the scene. This can cause additional crashes and property damage.  A motor vehicle chase that resulted in injuries started north of Iowa City in…