Hit and Run Accident – Charles R Stahl is Grand Rapids Defense Attorney
Have You or Someone You Know Been Charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident
Michigan state law requires you to do stop and identify yourself when you have been involved in an accident. After an accident, you must stop as soon as safely possible and exchange information with the other driver. Therefore, find the first opportunity to pull over or turn around and return to the scene.
Michigan Hit and Run Consequences
Here are the type of charges and consequences that are available:
|Hit & Run / Accident Type||MI Statute||Criminal Penalties|
|Caused injury to another person||MDL 257.617a||Misdemeanor charges: up to one year in prison and $1,000 in
fines and license suspension.
|Caused damage to a vehicle||MDL 257.618||Misdemeanor charges: up to 90 days in jail and up to $100.00
in fines and license suspension.
|Caused serious bodily injury or death to another person||MDL 257.617||Felony charges: up to 15 years in prison and up to $10,000 in
“Better Call Stahl” Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Lawyer
Gerald R Stahl represents clients in defense of Drunk Driving and Hit and Run throughout Western Michigan. Let his 31 years of experience help you with your criminal defense. Gerald R. Stahl is conveniently located in Grand Rapids on East Beltline NE near Knapp’s Corner and the 63rd District Court.
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