How do you deal with a hit-and-run in a parking lot?


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The victim of a hit-and-run in a parking lot should first look for others in the parking lot who may have seen the accident. Then he should notify the police immediately, take pictures of the damage, and call his insurance company to initiate a claim.

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If the victim can find witnesses, he should collect as many details as possible, including the car color, make and model, license plate if he saw it, and any description he may have of the driver. All this data should be given to the police and the insurance company of the victim.

The victim should also look for a note just in case the perpetrator was honest enough to leave one. However, only 15 percent of hit-and-run drivers do this.

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