Hit & Run

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Washington law prohibits operators of a motor vehicle from leaving the scene of an accident without first reporting the accident to law enforcement or leaving his or her contact and/or insurance information in a conspicuous place. While some hit and run accidents can be minor and are charged as a misdemeanor, a felony hit and run can be charged if there were serious injuries and/or death that occurred as a result of the accident.

There are significant penalties attached to any hit and run charge, including:

  • 0-90 days in jail and up to a $1,000 fine for a hit & run involving an unattended vehicle
  • Up to 364 days in jail and up to a $5,000 fine for a hit & run involving an attended vehicle
  • Possible license suspension

If you are being charged with a hit & run, it is important that you seek sound legal advice immediately. Greene & Lloyd, PLLC are experienced, aggressive criminal defense attorneys with the experience and resources you need to fight the charges against you. No matter what type of hit & run accident you were allegedly involved in, we believe you have the right to a zealous defense.

Possible Defenses For Hit & Run Charges

  • No hit & run actually occurred
  • Only your car was damaged in the accident
  • There was no damage at all from the accident

Call Greene & Lloyd, PLLC today to discuss your case. We will provide you with the information you need to make decisions about your case that will protect your freedoms and your future.


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