In a hit and run, the implicated driver collides with another car or objects and leaves the scene of the accident without identifying himself. In New York, the crime of leaving the scene of an accident involving a fatal injury is a Class D felony, punishable by 2 1/3 to 7 years in prison. Leaving the scene of an accident involving a personal injury is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a hit and run or suspected of one in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island or Queens, you will need a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney. It is highly recommended that you contact Manhattan criminal attorney Michael Redenburg for a consultation about your case. It is never too early to engage his services in any criminal case. It is best to consult with him before speaking to any law enforcement personnel about the incident.
Hit and Run Cases
A criminal charge of hit and run is a very serious matter which can result in severe penalties. If you are convicted, you will have a criminal record which can adversely affect your life and your future for the long run. New York City (NYC) hit and run defense attorney Michael Redenburg is well-versed in the New York criminal justice system, laws, and procedures. When you retain his services, he will work vigorously to protect your rights and to construct an effective defense strategy on your behalf. The sooner you speak with him, the sooner he can begin reviewing the facts of your case.
If law enforcement suspects that you have been involved in a hit and run, they will often contact you by mail, asking that you bring your vehicle in and discuss with them what happened in the incident. It is important that you speak with Attorney Redenburg before you do, so that you will have the benefit of his counsel and representation in any questioning.
Facing charges of a hit and run? Contact the New York City (NYC) criminal defense attorney Michael Redenburg at (212)240-9465 for a consultation today.