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Hit and Run Blogs

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), Texas ranks in the top ten list of states with the most hit and run accident deaths. The AAA reported an average of 682,000 crashes have occurred each year since 2006. Almost 65 percent of people killed in hit and runs are pedestrians or cyclists.

A hit-and-run accident by definition is where a person willfully leaves the scene of an accident without providing their contact information or stopping to render aid to someone who was injured in the incident. This selfish act can lead to criminal charges for the at-fault driver.

Officer Struck By Hit And Run Driver

Posted: April 4th, 2018 | Categories: Hit and Run

No one should ever be tempted to flee the scene of an accident. This is especially true if a driver has ended up hitting someone with their vehicle. It seems that this is exactly what may have occurred during an

Search For Hit And Run Driver Continues

Posted: March 21st, 2018 | Categories: Hit and Run

A pedestrian has been left seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on Sunday morning and Carrollton Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for the vehicle and the driver that was involved in the crash. According to

Motorcyclist Struck From Behind in Hit and Run Crash

Posted: November 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Hit and Run

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after a hit-and-run crash along a Texas 121 access road on Sunday.

According to the Dallas Fort-Worth NBC affiliate website, the motorcyclist was struck from behind and run over after having exited Texas …

Hit and Run Outside of Saloon

Posted: August 23rd, 2017 | Categories: Hit and Run

A hit and run driver hit two young women at the Fort Worth Stockyards early Sunday morning. According to investigators, the crash occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. outside of the Neon Moon Saloon.

In an article that appeared on NBCDFW.com

Hit-and-Run Involves Nine People In Crash

Posted: July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Hit and Run

A hit-and-run driver is being blamed for injuring nine people in an incident in Fort Worth on Tuesday night. In a recent article appearing at NBCDFW.com, two of the people injured in the crash were children.

According to a …

Hit and Run on I-30 Near Rowlett

Posted: July 5th, 2017 | Categories: Hit and Run

Once again, we have to warn readers that running away from a crash scene is a sure way to turn the police and the insurance companies against you. NBC DFW is reporting on a hit and run that happened on …

Three Hit And Runs Over The Weekend

Posted: April 26th, 2017 | Categories: Hit and Run

North Texas saw a string of hit-and-run accidents recently. Three of them happened over the weekend. CBS DFW has information on the three accidents.

The first happened on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas. A driver ran a red light and hit …

Witness Stops Hit and Run Driver

Posted: October 12th, 2016 | Categories: Hit and Run

A driver in connection to a fatal hit and run crash in Dallas on Sunday night has been apprehended as he was trying to flee the scene of the crash.

According to Dallas Police, Juan Carlos Velasquez, 47, was standing …

Camera Captures Motorist Hitting Student Leaving the Bus

Posted: September 21st, 2016 | Categories: Hit and Run

In the state of Texas, averages of 1.4 million students are transported to school by taking a school bus.  While that might seem to be a safe mode of transportation for kids getting to and from school, according to the …

Hit-And-Run on the LBJ Freeway

Posted: August 10th, 2016 | Categories: Hit and Run

One person has been left dead after a hit-and-run accident that happened on the LBJ freeway early Sunday morning.

According to the Garland Police Department, officers responded to a call at approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning that someone had been …

Family Seeks Hit and Run Driver

Posted: March 31st, 2016 | Categories: Hit and Run

download (20)The family of a hit-and-run victim is asking for the public’s help finding the driver who left a man severely injured on the side

Hit and Run Driver Arrested in Plano

Posted: December 30th, 2015 | Categories: Hit and Run

download (20)A hit and run driver has been arrested in connection to the death of a woman in an accident along Highway 75 near Campbell Road

Hit and Run Driver Charged with Murder

Posted: June 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Hit and Run

Spinal InjuryIn 2014, police were chasing a stolen van through the streets of Dallas. The drive got so dangerous that they backed off, but the van …

Rider Left Severely Injured in Hit and Run

Posted: July 4th, 2014 | Categories: Hit and Run

It is a tragedy to get hit by a vehicle, regardless of the circumstances.  It is especially tragic when you are the sole breadwinner for your family and you get hit, leaving your family to scramble for resources.  To have …

Hit-and-Run Driver Who Yelled at Victim Arrested

Posted: June 4th, 2014 | Categories: Hit and Run

Klaus with a K via Wikimedia Creative CommonsA suspected hit-and-run driver who blamed his victim for the accident was charged and was confined to house arrest.

Police officials said Jerry Lewis Davis, 30, turned himself in without incident after his mother demanded that he surrender to law …

Ex-Jailer Gets Probation for Hit-and-Run

Posted: April 26th, 2014 | Categories: Hit and Run

MSVGWe are all equipped with a degree of human kindness, a form of compassion that should move us to help others when we can. Certainly that kindness would make us stand up and help others when we’ve caused the problem

Hit and Run Driver Kills One

Posted: March 13th, 2014 | Categories: Hit and Run

In cases of a hit-and-run, there is often a victim that is left out in the cold when it comes to finding assistance covering the mounting debt and loss of income they experience. In some cases, it can also leave …

Hit and Run Driver Found

Posted: February 20th, 2014 | Categories: Hit and Run

Car accidents are stressful. They leave people injured, out of work, and struggling to return to normal. When the accident is a hit-and-run, it is even more troublesome as there are other criminal charges to deal with and an even …

Wife Mourns Hit-and-Run that Killed Her Husband

Posted: November 1st, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

A Dallas woman is still reeling after husband was killed by a hit and run driver. She is also angry because authorities will not be charging the hit and run driver with anything more than an accident.

Hugo Soria, 33, …

Boy Celebrates Birthday One Day after Hit and Run Accident

Posted: October 30th, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

A Dallas boy came home from the hospital Sunday, just a day after he would have celebrated his birthday had it not been for a hit and run driver who hit him Saturday. The accident happened Saturday afternoon when 7-year-old …

Another Tragic Hit and Run in Grand Prairie

Posted: October 7th, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

A Grand Prairie man has been arrested following a deadly hit and run accident in Fort Worth on Sunday. The accident occurred about 3 a.m. on Sunday along the southbound Interstate 35 service road near E. Seminary Drive. One person …

Hit-and-Run Victim Still Seeking Answers

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

Heather Gant is still lying in a hospital as the result of a hit and run driver who left her to die at the side of the road.

Gant has already undergone one surgery to repair damage from serious injuries …

Man Injured in Hit and Run Accident While Getting Off the Bus

Posted: September 16th, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

A man was left unconscious and with a broken leg after a hit and run accident while he was getting off a DART bus. Jerome Benavidez, 23, says he has no memory of the incident before finding himself on a …

Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run Accident

Posted: September 10th, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

A bicyclist has been killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Northeast Dallas early Sunday.  Police are looking for the motorist who is responsible for the man’s death. One witness saw an off-white or cream colored Chevrolet SUV …

Smash and Grab Suspects On the Run

Posted: August 19th, 2013 | Categories: Hit and Run

 

The Dallas Police Department is searching for several suspects after they crashed into a local check cashing business in a robbery attempt.

According to eyewitness reports, several men crashed a large white van into the PL$ check cashing store …

If you are injured or someone you care about is killed in a hit-and-run accident, you need an attorney who will be there to protect your best interests and to help see the responsible party is held accountable. You also may be eligible to receive compensation for the accident. This may provide some relief to you and your family in way of covering medical bills, property damage, and lost wages.

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