Posts Tagged: hit and run

Is Hit and Run a Felony in Illinois?

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Largely depending on the nature of the accident, hit and run is usually a felony in Illinois. All drivers, whether they were at fault for the accident, have a responsibility to stop at the first safe location, wait for emergency responders to arrive, and render aid if possible. Unfortunately for victims, police officers close fewer… Read more »

Legal Consequences of Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Illinois

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When a person is involved in an auto accident, it generally triggers the fight-or-flight response. If you have done something wrong, it is likely that your gut will tell you to leave the scene and hope that no one sees you or notices your license plate number. Even if you were backing from a parking… Read more »