Today, we want to share essential advice for anyone unfortunate enough to be the victim of a hit and run incident.
Snap Away: Document the Scene
In the digital age, photos and videos can be powerful evidence. After a hit and run, take out your phone and take pictures or record video footage of the accident scene. Capture:
- Damage to your vehicle
- Your injuries
- The surrounding area, including street signs and traffic lights
- Skid marks or debris on the road
Be a Detective: Find Witnesses
Eyewitness accounts can be a game-changer in hit and run cases. Look around for potential witnesses who may have seen the accident. Approach them politely and ask for their contact information. Their testimony can greatly strengthen your case and help identify the responsible party.
Hunt for Cameras: Uncover Hidden Evidence
Surveillance cameras are ubiquitous in today's world. Look for any nearby cameras that might have captured the hit and run incident. Check for:
- Traffic cameras at intersections
- Security cameras on nearby buildings
- Dashcams in other vehicles
- Storefront or parking lot cameras
Remember, following these steps can significantly aid your attorney or anyone assisting you with your case. Your rights matter, and we're here to help protect them.
If you've been the victim of a hit and run, please reach out to us at Sekou Clarke Law Group. Our experienced team is ready to provide the legal support you need to seek justice and compensation.
Stay safe and vigilant on the road and know that we're here to fight for your rights.