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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.

A Veteran Left For Dead In A Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: September 24th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

A veteran of the North Texas Army was left in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after a hit-and-run accident in Grand Prairie last Friday. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect driver.

NBCDFW reports that Gulf-War

Driver Caught After Fleeing A Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: September 23rd, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

The Texas Transportation Code § 550.023 states that motorists involved in a motor vehicle accident are required to stop at the scene of the crash until law enforcement arrives. By law, drivers must supply their driver’s license, insurance, and other …

A Motorcyclist Killed In Hit-And-Crash, Police Arrested The Driver

Posted: August 27th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

According to the Texas Department of Transportation,  in 2019, 16% of all vehicle fatalities in the state of Texas involved a motorcycle. Almost 70% of those fatal crashes occur in urban areas, with just over 30% happening in more

Hit And Run Driver Arrested After Striking Teen And Killing Him

Posted: August 5th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

A hit-and-run driver has been arrested after he struck a teen last week and fled the scene of the crash.

The Dallas News reports that police in Arlington that 22-year-old Keeshawn Sims turned himself into authorities for his role in

Police Searching For Hit And Run Driver On Cockerell Hill Road

Posted: August 4th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

It’s difficult to imagine that someone could hit another person with their vehicle and callously drive away without attempting to help that person or to call for help. There is little if anything anyone can do to comfort the grief

Arrest Made In Fatal DUI Case In Carrollton

Posted: July 30th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

Police in Carrollton have arrested a man in connection to a crash last month that left one man dead and his teen son severely injured.

CBS Local in Dallas–Fort Worth reports that Carrollton Police have arrested 39-year-old Luis Alexis Fonseca

Two Suspects In A Hit And Run Accident Assault A Man. The Suspects Are Still At Large.

Posted: July 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

Authorities in Dallas County are asking the public’s help in their search for two suspects who they say are responsible for a hit-and-run crash that happened last week.

Austin’s Fox 7 reported on its website that the incident happened on

Driver Hits Truck, Assaults The Truck Driver, Then Leaves The Scene

Posted: July 21st, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

A hit-and-run crash victim was assaulted on video by the other driver before he fled. Police are seeking help in the matter. Dallas News reports.

The accident happened late Wednesday on I-20 in Red Bird near I-35 East. A Ford …

A Teenager Is Dead After Being Hit By A Car In A Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: June 17th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

To lose a child in an accident is a tragedy that no parent should ever have to face. Realizing that a driver hit a child with their vehicle and then callously drove away is unimaginable.

According to a story appearing …

Elderly Couple Struck On Canada Road

Posted: June 16th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

Two people were hit on Canada Drive early Saturday by an alleged hit-and-run driver. CBS reported on the incident.

According to the report, two older people were working to get into a vehicle. A man was helping a woman with …

Suspect Arrested In Burleson Hit And Run

Posted: June 11th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

Police in Burleson have arrested a man suspected of causing a hit-and-run crash that killed a high-school student on Monday. CBS reports.

Eric Padilla is charged with accident involving death. According to the police, the crash happened at NW …

A Police Chase Results In The Driver Killing A 3-Year-Old Child In A High-Speed, Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: June 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

The police in Garland have identified a teen driver who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol while fleeing from police. The teen caused an accident that ended in the death of a two-year-old girl and left members of …

Three Street Racing Incidents Last Night

Posted: April 27th, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

With the emptier streets thanks to the lockdowns, speeders and racers are taking to the roads more often. Three incidents of street racing happened this weekend in Dallas according to the police. NBC reports.

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A Driver Led Law Enforcement On A High Speed Chase After An Alleged Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted: April 2nd, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run

A suspect was arrested last Wednesday after he allegedly struck a pedestrian and drove away.

CBS Local in Dallas reports that the Seagoville Police Department issued a statement saying that the driver of a pickup truck was involved in a …

Garland Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver That Killed Woman

Posted: November 20th, 2019 | Categories: Hit and Run

Police in Garland are searching for a man in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Thursday, November 14th that left one woman dead,

CBS Local in Dallas-Fort Worth reports that crash happened at the intersection of Jupiter Road and Forrest …

Police Arrests Woman Who May Have Been Involved In Hit And Run In Buckner Terrace

Posted: September 25th, 2019 | Categories: Hit and Run

Getting into an accident can be terrifying. This is especially true if you are the one who caused a crash resulting in significant damage, or worse if others are seriously hurt or killed. No matter where you are, most states …

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 …

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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