Police in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, with the assistance of a witness, was able to arrest a driver that caused a hit and run accident on Saturday. The accident happened around 12:36 p.m. when the driver rear-ended another vehicle on Highway 20. A witnessed called authorities to report the accident and then proceeded to follow the driver for approximately 15 minutes. The driver responsible for the accident then pulled over on Interstate 94 southbound and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department was successful in apprehending the suspect. It is unknown if any injuries were suffered in the accident, and charges are pending.
Hit and run accidents have increased in occurrence across the nation over the past several years. Many hit and run accidents occur due to a driver attempting to avoid financial obligations or criminal consequences. It is illegal to leave the scene of an auto accident and drivers who commit this offense should be held responsible. If you have been injured in a hit and run accident it may be difficult to obtain the compensation you deserve. Consulting an experienced hit and run accident attorney will provide you with an investigation to determine the identity of the driver responsible for your accident.
The St. Louis law offices of Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have been established on family values. Our team was built as a father-son duo that has expanded to include other family members working together. We combine our values with our experience to successfully represent you in your accident case. If a driver has caused your damages in a hit and run accident, it is important to contact us to receive a free consultation.