COVID-19 Response: DUIHeroes is fully capable and willing to conduct client meetings and new consultations virtually for safety and public health. In-person meetings are still always available (if you are showing signs of illness, please call). DUIHeroes is committed to weathering this storm with you and for you. Call now for your free consultation.
Hit & Run DUI Heroes - Leaders in DUI Defense

Hit & Run

Have you been charged with hit and run?

If you are involved in a vehicle accident resulting in injuries or fatalities, you are legally required to remain at the scene, even if you did not cause the accident, and render any assistance that is needed. You are also expected to provide your name, address, vehicle license number and insurance information, as well as show your license to the other driver or vehicle occupants. If you leave, you can be charged with the offense of hit and run.

There are two main types of hit and run cases. The first is hit and run attended, a gross misdemeanor. This is when the vehicle (or object) that has been hit is occupied. The consequences are up to 1 year in jail, up to a $5,000 fine and a mandatory 1 year driver's license suspension.

The second is hit and run unattended, which is where the vehicle is not occupied, or parked. This is considered a misdemeanor. The consequences are up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines.

Hit and run cases involving injuries are class C felonies punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a maximum of $10,000 in fines. In cases involving a fatality, you will be charged with a class B felony, and can be sentenced to:

  • Up to 10 years in prison
  • Up to $10,000 in fines

A Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer should be contacted immediately if you have been involved in a hit and run. If there were witnesses to the accident, they may have taken down your license plate number as well as physical description and reported it to law enforcement. The police may be looking for you, and there may also be a warrant out for your arrest. A skilled defense attorney can intervene and help you resolve your legal problems.

Lynnwood Hit & Run Attorney

DUI Heroes is a seasoned firm that can give you valuable legal advice if you are facing hit and run charges. As experienced attorneys, we can provide effective legal representation in your case. We will work to mitigate the charges against you and do everything possible to prevent the loss of your freedom.

Contact a Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer at our office for prompt legal assistance if you were involved in a hit and run accident.

Read What Our Clients have to say

  • “I highly recommend DUI Heroes if you are in need of an attorney. Communication is exceptional and they truly are there for you from start to finish. Rachel keeps you updated and responds in a timely m ...”

    - James
  • “Rachel was very professional, kind, organized, and knowledgeable and she helped me win a dismissal on a DV4 case.”

    - Anonymous
  • “Rachel and the attorneys at DUI Heroes were the right choice for me. I had made a mistake one night and they coached me through all of the processes going forward and prepared me for what was to come. ...”

    - Brian
  • “After shopping around for a lawyer I decided to choose DUI Heroes. I made a great decision because they helped me every step of the way. They were on time, communicative, and just very nice people. ...”

    - Zach
  • “I have had 2 prior DUIs because I never had the money to fight them in the past and thus I was always hung out to be eaten by the prosecuting wolves. This time I decided to spend the money and hire ...”

    - Anonymous
/
What makes DUI Heroes different? We have a unique, team-based approach to each of our 
clients' cases.

awards & Accolades

  • Expertise 2020
  • BBB
  • NCDD
  • DUIDLA
  • SuperLawyers
  • NCDD Faculty
  • NCDD Delegate
  • AVVO
  • FSA
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Contact Us Today

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.