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Handling a Hit and Run/Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Handling a Hit and Run/Leaving the Scene of an Accident

A Hit and Run/Leaving the Scene (A.R.S. §28-661, §28-662, §28-663, §28-664 and §28-665) occurs when a person involved in an accident—whether it’s their fault or not—fails to immediately stop their vehicle at the scene and exchange information and assistance. Watch Attorney David Michael Cantor of DM Cantor explain a Hit and Run situation including penalties and defenses.

If you’ve been involved in a Hit and Run/Leaving the Scene, please call us. We can help you figure out your options and discuss details of what happened. According to the law, if the accident involved an unattended vehicle or fixture on the highway, you must top your vehicle and notify the operator of the unattended vehicle or leave a written notice in a conspicuous place. If someone has been injured or has died due to the accident, you could be facing serious charges and penalties, including a class two (2) felony.

Regardless of your situation, whether you have been charged or are unsure of what to do, there is help available. Please visit our victories page on our website to see the success we have had with cases like this one.

Looking for a Hit and Run/Leaving the Scene of an Accident defense attorney in Arizona? Call us now at 602-737-2812 or fill out the online form to get immediate help. David Michael Cantor is a Phoenix attorney and a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, per the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. In addition, the Firm and all of its lawyers are listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers®. We’ll know how to handle your case professionally; the majority of our attorneys are ex-prosecutors who know the system well. Contact us today.

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