Hitting a pedestrian or bicyclist and then leaving the scene of the accident is perhaps one of the worst realities that can happen to a person who is not paying attention to their environment. Just one momentary lapse in time can mean the difference between being a law abiding citizen and the next moment a fugitive who is most likely going to be charged with vehicular manslaughter charges and spend significant amounts of time in jail, owe the courts and the deceased family lots of money, as well as effect that individuals mental state for the rest of their life.
Unfortunately, that’s the fate that has fallen on 24-year-old Callie Kuhasz, who has been charged with a hit-and-run that killed a Boulder bicyclist.
Woman Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident
The following details were made public by local media reports and police documents:
Regardless of how a criminal case for a hit-and-run driver turns out, victims of these crashes can still have options for justice in civil court, where they can seek financial recoveries for crash-related injuries and losses. Here’s a list of suggested steps to take when seeking compensation for damages, when your case involves a hit-and-run accident:
Are you the victim of a hit-and-run accident? If so, Lakewood Auto Accident Attorney James L. Finegan is here to help you through the legal process. He’ll be your advocate and fight for your rights to justice and compensation. For more than three decades, our Lakewood auto accident attorney has assisted the victims of negligence through the strongest possible cases and brought these cases to successful resolutions.
Let Attorney James L. Finegan explain to you what his legal team can go for your case by setting up a free initial meeting. So contact him today, by calling (303) 980-5511 or toll free at (888) 980-5511. Feel free to email him as well via the contact form on this page.
From offices based in Lakewood, CO, James L. Finegan, P.C. provides superior representation to clients throughout Jefferson County and the state of Colorado, including those in Denver County, Arapahoe County, Douglas County, Adams County and the Colorado Front Range region.