Hit and Run
When you leave the scene of an accident you are committing a serious criminal offense. A driver who is arrested and charged for a hit and run in Denver, may be at risk of facing up to twelve years in prison and a fine of up to $750,000.00. The penalties involved may vary depending on whether anyone was injured or if a life was lost due to the collision. Often called “hit and run”, leaving the scene of an accident may be associated with a DUI (driving under the influence)if one or more of the drivers was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The specific types of penalties which are involved will vary depending on if anyone was injured in the collision, or if someone lost their life. When considering the nature of something as serious as a DUI hit and run charge, it is important to involve the best Colorado DUI Defense attorney you can find to protect your legal rights and interests. With a very good defense lawyer to represent you in a criminal court and at your license suspension proceedings, will give you the best opportunity of avoiding imprisonment, license suspension and the enormous fines which usually follow. Each of these penalties will have a significant impact on your life, and having a criminal record will most likely affect you for years to come. Be sure you exercise your right to obtain the best criminal defense counsel and involve a knowledgeable lawyer to help you with your case.
LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN DENVER
The penalties for leaving the scene of an injury accident in Denver are severe, a driver who is also accused of drunk driving or driving under the influence can expect to face increased penalties. This, of course, applies whether or not the accused driver actually caused the accident or was struck by another driver. Hit and run is a crime regardless of whose fault it is. Contact the Law Office of Matthew A. Martin, P.C. for a free consultation of your case with a Denver Hit and Run Lawyer.