A hit and run Thursday morning in Fall River, Massachusetts left one person dead. 29 year old Christopher Mills on Taunton was driving a motorcycle north on Highland Avenue. That is when a box truck, driven by 37 year old Ivan Dominguez, attempted to make a turn onto Courtney Street. Dominguez’s truck collided with the motorcycle, leaving Mills with serious injuries. He was transported to a hospital and later died.
Dominguez fled the scene of the accident. Accident reconstruction later showed a 25-30 foot path of skid marks where Mills attempted to stop before contacting the box truck, indicating that the truck made an unsafe turn. Dominguez was later located by police and arrested at his home, where he has been charged with fatal hit and run. The accident remains under further investigation.
Hit and Run Accidents
Hit and run accidents are very serious and can be catastrophic. A driver leaving the scene shows disregard for the innocent victims that they have injured. Fortunately, in this case police were able to locate the driver and charge him for the wrongs that were committed.
If you have been involved in a hit and run case, you could be entitled to compensation. You need an attorney with the experience and toughness to bring these difficult cases to a positive conclusion. At the law office of Jeffrey S. Glassman, our team stands ready to help you. Please call us today at 617-367-2900 for a free consultation.
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