Leaving the Scene of an Accident Carries Harsh Penalties

hit and run accident lawyer New York CityAccidents tend to happen quite often, especially in congested areas like Long Island and New York City. Normally, if a driver is involved in a motor vehicle accident, a pedestrian accident, or an accident involving property damage, among others, usually they remain at the scene until their information is exchanged (name, phone number, insurance information, etc.), the police report is completed, and all parties involved received medical attention, if necessary. However, there are unfortunate times when individuals involved in accidents flee the scene prior to any information being exchanged or reporting the incident. This is known as a hit … Read the rest