Under California law, Vehicle Code 20002 makes it a misdemeanor crime to fail to stop a vehicle after an accident when the accident resulted in some type of property damage.
The crime can become a felony if a driver flees the scene after an accident in which someone is injured or killed. This section is listed as VC 20001.
Two commonly related charges to Hit and Run include driving under the influence and driving without a license.
If you are facing hit and run charges, contact the law office of H. Charles Gorian. We have experience fighting such charges and we are prepared to stand in your corner and battle for your legal rights. Our law firm has helped men and women throughout Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and San Diego County, and we may be able to help you.
One phone call could be the difference between harsh criminal penalties and freedom. Call our hit and run attorney in Riverside today for a free, no-risk, no-obligation case evaluation.