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What is a hit-and-run accident?

It is not uncommon for a Florida driver to have this frustrating experience. After parking their vehicle and going into a store or restaurant, they return to their automobile only to find that someone hit them and caused their car damage. Even if the damage is minor, they may be further angered by the fact that the responsible party drove off without leaving their contact information or a note.

This common occurrence is an example of a hit-and-run accident. A hit-and-run accident happens when a driver hits something or someone with their car and drives off without rendering aid or leaving their information. While property damage is one form of loss that a hit-and-run victim may suffer, it is more devastating when hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrians and leaves them injured without offering them any help.

Hit-and-run drivers sometimes cause devastating collisions on Florida roads, in crosswalks, and in parking lots. Their negligence may allow distractions to take their eyes off the roads and, when their focus is compromised, they may miss seeing walkers, joggers, and others that have crossed into their paths. The physical injuries that a hit-and-run victim may suffer can be extensive and can lead to long-term pain and suffering in their future.

It can be hard to track down a driver who has caused a hit-and-run accident but doing so is not impossible. A pedestrian victim of a hit-and-run accident should always seek medical attention for the treatment of their injuries. They may then choose to speak with a personal injury attorney about how best to recover their damages through a lawsuit.

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