Hit & Run Accident Defense Lawyers in Edmonton
Need a Hit and Run Defense Lawyer in Edmonton?
Been involved in an automobile accident, whether bodily injury was a result or not, and fled the scene of the accident? In the Province of Alberta, fleeing the scene of an accident is a crime. Failure to remain or failure to report an accident can lead to very serious criminal and civil charges, and, if convicted, fines, license suspension or revocation, and possible jail time.
If you have been accused of leaving the scene of an accident, in and around Edmonton, Alberta, call Slaferek Callihoo’s Hit and Run Defense Lawyers at 1-780-800-7356. Their experienced team know the seriousness of a hit and run charge in Edmonton, Alberta. They will dedicate themselves to your case and its circumstances, so they may obtain you the most favourable outcome possible.
Post Accident Obligations
In Alberta, every driver has certain legal obligations after an automobile accident, regardless of who was at fault. Some of the responsibilities are:
- Exchanging contact and insurance information, with the other driver
- Speaking to Police (if applicable)
- Leaving your insurance and contact info, if the vehicle was unattended or parked.
Failure to adhere to any of these laws is a crime in Alberta. Even if you adhered to each of these laws, it is still in your best interest to speak with a Criminal Defense Lawyer, in Edmonton, Alberta.
Penalties for Fleeing The Scene of an Accident in Alberta
The penalties, in Alberta, for fleeing or leaving the scene of an accident vary depending on who was injured or what was damaged due to the accident. If only property damage was sustained, at the time of the accident, and you left the scene without providing your contact and insurance information, you may have your license revoked for a period of time.
If bodily harm or bodily injury was sustained, you may face very heavy, expensive fines, a possible prison sentence, and an extended license revocation. If the accident resulted in the death of another person, you may be sentenced to an extended prison term, heavy fines, and a license revocation.
Contact our Edmonton Hit and Run Defense Law Firm
If you have been accused of or charged with a hit and run in Alberta, please call the Edmonton Criminal Lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo at 1-780-800-7356. Their experienced legal team serves those accused of fleeing the scene of an accident all over Alberta, including: Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park, Beaumont, Bon Accord, Bruderheim, Calmar, Devon, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Redwater, Stony Plain, Strathcona County, Leduc County, Parkland County, Sturgeon County