Rockville, MD asked in Car Accidents for Maryland

Q: If driving on a two-lane bridge with no median and youre in an accident, keep driving until youre off it, or pull over?

I recently saw a dashcam video where an individual was driving on a two-lane bridge (with no median or place to pull over) on the left-hand lane when a car cut them off from the right lane merging into their lane. They hit the car and swerved right, continuing to drive. Would that be a hit-and-run? Should you continue to drive as this individual did? Or should you pull over to the right-hand lane? What is the procedure for a bridge collision?

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Scott Scherr
Scott Scherr
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Towson, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The person is supposed to pull over to a safe location so as not to impede traffic and then stop. If the person does that, it is not a hit and run.

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