I was a victim of a hit and run auto accident.
My adult daughter was driving. We were hit on my side of the car(passenger side). The driver of the Mercedes who hit us left the scene of the accident. He suffered damage to his auto both the body and headlight. I have pieces of his car that I picked up from the street. Is there any hope of finding him?
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Check for surveillance cameras in the area and report the incident to the police
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Probably not unless there was a video surveillance camera that caught the accident or unless the piece of the vehicle that was left behind was the license plate.
Report the accident both to the police and to your auto insurance carrier. If anyone is injured and there is Uninsured Motorist coverage on your policy, consult with a personal injury attorney in your area. You can use the "Find a lawyer" link at the top of the screen for the names of some attorneys near you.
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A question for criminal investigators, not a legal question.
If you’re injured call an attorney. If it’s just property damage report it to your own insurance for repairs.
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