A hit and run accident that causes less than $1,000 in damage to the victim’s vehicle, is a Class A misdemeanor If the damage exceeds $1,000, or the defendant has a prior violation, it is a Class D felony. Learn more about handle a hit and run in this presentation.
About Wes Cottrell
Wes Cottrell earned his B.A. from Pittsburg State University in 1981 and his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1985. He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 1986, in Missouri in 1987, in Arkansas in 1989, and Oklahoma in 1993.
He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.