When Panic Pushes Minnesota Drivers to Commit Hit-and-Runs
By their very nature, car accidents are startling and unexpected. It’s not uncommon for someone to feel confused and disoriented immediately after an accident, a state of mind that can lead to panic.
A car accident doesn’t automatically hold you criminally culpable, but not dealing with it properly might. If you panic and flee the scene of an accident, you can be on the hook for criminal charges in Minnesota.
Here’s what you need to know about leaving the scene of an accident, known as a “hit and run”, and how to respond if you didn’t stick around until the police showed up at an accident.What Minnesota Law Says
Minnesota legally defines a hit and [...]