In February 2019, a 54-year-old Wisconsin man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident in Milwaukee. The injuries occurred when the man was attempting to fill potholes, and he was pinned up against his vehicle. According to Milwaukee police, the driver fled the scene after colliding with the man and his vehicle.
Hit-and-run collisions can be incredibly terrifying, and they are unfortunately quite common throughout the United States. According to a study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA), over 2,000 Americans were fatally injured in hit-and-run collisions in 2016. In the United States, a hit-and-run accident occurs every 43 seconds. If you or a member of your family are injured in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek out legal assistance immediately.
What to Do After a Hit and Run
As frightening as a hit-and-run collision can be, it is important to know how to react after this type of incident. If anyone suffers an injury, contact emergency medical personnel immediately. Once all injured parties have been accounted for, there are a few steps you can take to increase the likelihood of catching the culprit and securing the injury compensation you deserve:...