A hit and run car accident causes rollover in Pocatello according to Idaho State Police. Officials said a Jeep was traveling westbound on I-86 when they were struck from behind. The collision caused the Jeep to go off the median shoulder and roll. The Jeep came to a rest in the median. Both passengers in the vehicle were transported to a nearby medical center for evaluation of injuries. Traffic was blocked for about 50 minutes while crews worked to clear the accident. Idaho State Police are investigating this car accident.
What is a Hit and Run Car Accident?
When a driver is involved in a car accident but then flees the scene of the accident without stopping to exchange information or render aid to anyone who may be injured it is defined as a hit and run car accident. A few states also include hitting an animal as a hit and run car accident. Hit and run car accidents also include collisions in parking lots in most states. For example, if you run into a parked vehicle and fail to leave a note, it may be considered a hit and run car accident.
Consequences of a Hit and Run Car Accident
Fleeing from a car accident can have intense consequences. In most states a fine between $5,000 and $20,000 and incarceration follows a hit and run car accident. Depending on the accident and the injuries involved, some states also consider a hit and run as a felony with up to 15 years in prison.
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If you’ve been injured in a hit and run car accident, contact the law office of Brent Gordon Law Firm. Our experienced personal injury attorneys are familiar with handling hit and run car accident cases. We will aggressively fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Call our Idaho Falls or Pocatello law office today for a free consultation.
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