Q: What can happen to me?
I was a passenger in a single vehicle accident. The driver fled but its my truck and I panicked and fled too. The truck flipped but no other cars were involved. I live in Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon
You should not post online about or otherwise discuss this incident with anyone until you speak privately with an attorney. You can seek one out on your own, or you can contact the Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service. This service can refer you to a local lawyer who might be able to assist you with your legal matter, and entitles you to an initial consultation of up to 30 minutes for a maximum fee of $35. Any fees attorneys charge beyond the initial consultation, however, are not set and must be arranged between you and the lawyer.
The Lawyer Referral Service's hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday, and they can be reached by phone at (503) 684-3763. You can also complete their Online Referral Request Form at https://www.osbar.org/public/ris/lrsform.html.
I wish you the best in finding an attorney to assist you and in getting this matter figured out.
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