Accidents happen frequently in St. Louis, but hit and run crashes are often the worst. Fortunately, police officers are very good at finding the people behind these crashes, and a recent accident was no exception.
According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a twenty-four-year-old man was recently charged after leaving the scene of an accident that he caused on I-70. The man had been driving a Dodge Charger and the accident occurred at about one o’clock in the morning. He hit the back of a Nissan Cube, which had four people inside. One of the women in the Cube was reported to be in critical condition, but fortunately, no one died from the wreck.
Police officers reported that the man who caused the accident left his vehicle and got into a different vehicle before driving away from the scene of the crash. He reportedly went to the hospital to get treatment for his injuries, which is where the police arrested him.
As your St. Louis car accident attorney, we want you to be aware of hit and run accidents. If you’re hit, you should assume that the other driver might leave the scene of the crash. Try to get a plate number and a description. Of course, it’s important to contact your St. Louis car accident attorney as soon as possible to ensure that you receive legal advice regarding your case.