HIT AND RUN WITH SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH
In Florida in 2015 there were 186 fatalities and 1200 accidents involving serious bodily injury
In hit and run cases involving death mandatory minimum prison sentences apply
In cases involving death where the driver flees and is under the influence mandatory sentences apply
Why do people leave the scene?
Panic and shock is a natural response to hitting a pedestrian, a person on a bike or motorcycle.
An elderly driver may not realize they hit someone.
A person under the influence may have blacked out and not even realize and accident occurred.
A diabetic, a person with low blood sugar or a person having a seizure may not even remember what happened.
At our criminal defense firm we find timely investigation is critical.
Our private investigators are on it immediately