Hit-and-run accidents in NC cause injuries to thousands of innocent people each year. Negligent drivers who flee the scene of an accident fail to offer basic human decency in helping the accident victim receive medical attention.
Raleigh Bike Accident
A recent Raleigh bike accident involved an SUV striking the bicyclist and dragging the bike almost a mile without even stopping their vehicle. Fortunately, the bike rider survived, but other NC hit-and-run accidents are fatal or leave victims with life-changing injuries. A fatal hit-and-run took place in early June when an elderly woman who was walking was hit by a car and left by the side of the road in Granville County. Just a few days earlier another driver hit a bicyclist in Raleigh on Hillsborough Street.
Insurance Dispute Attorneys
Drivers who leave the scene of accidents are criminals. Hit-and-run drivers have liability for the accident they’ve caused regardless if they flee the scene of the accident, but their charges go up significantly if they don’t stay to report to authorities. Your auto insurance policy should provide coverage if you were injured in a hit-and-run or if you were hit by an uninsured driver. If you run into problems with your insurance coverage and are not receiving the amounts outlined in your policy, insurance dispute attorneys at Brent Adams & Associates will fight for the appropriate compensation.