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A Driver Arrested Was At A Drive-thru After A Hit-And-Run DUI

Posted: April 8, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

New York has several DWI laws, covering everything from operating a snowmobile while impaired to a lesser charge of driving a vehicle while ability impaired. In New York, one of the more serious charges a driver can face is aggravated DWI. In New York, an aggravated DWI means that the driver had a blood-alcohol content […]


A Man Turns Himself In After Realizing He Hit A Pedestrian

Posted: March 5, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

Under New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, leaving the scene of an accident, also called hit-and-run, is considered to be a crime. The law is separated into two main categories: leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage and leaving the scene of an accident involving injury. For accidents that involve just property damage, […]



Driver In Trumansburg Charged In A Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: February 20, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

New York has laws that cover possible charges incurred when a person is in an accident and another person is injured. One of the possible charges a driver may face is vehicular assault in the second-degree. This means that the accident was not intentional. However, if the driver of the at-fault vehicle violated the rules […]


Hit-And-Run Accident Seriously Injured A Woman

Posted: February 14, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

New York, like many states, requires that all drivers involved in an accident stop and exchange information. If necessary, they must also contact the police so that a police report can be made. Leaving the scene of an accident involving only property damage is a traffic infraction. However, if the accident involves injuries to another […]


Hit And Run Suspect Identified By Police

Posted: April 11, 2019 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

According to the New York Department of Health website, each year there are 312 vehicle-versus-pedestrian accidents resulting in death. Motor vehicle traffic-related pedestrian injuries result in approximately 3,027 hospitalizations each year. There are 12,506 emergency room visits due to pedestrians being struck by motor vehicles in New York. While Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative […]


Hit-And-Run Crash Leaves Officer Hospitalized

Posted: March 11, 2019 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

In New York, drivers involved in an accident are required by law to stop and render aid and then share insurance information. If the accident involved injuries, drivers are also required to call the police and wait for them to arrive to complete a police report. When there are no injuries, drivers have up to […]


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