In the state of Rhode Island leaving the scene of an accident is a serious crime. If you've been involved in a hit and run it is in your best interest to hire an experienced hit and run defense lawyer. Having a lawyer who is well-versed in this specific area of practice. Fleeing the scene of the accident can impose heavy penalties.
31-26-11 Penalties for failure to report. – The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall suspend the license or permit to drive, and any nonresident operating privileges, of any person failing to report an accident as provided in this chapter until the report has been filed. Any person convicted of failing to make a report as required in this chapter shall be punished as provided in § 31-27-13.
If you have been charged with leaving the scene of an accident call Rhode Island Hit and Run Attorney Chad Bank at (401) 229-5088. Contact our law office to schedule your appointment today.