Boston drunk driving car accidents sometimes involve a driver who attempts to flee the scene following the accident. In some cases, the at-fault driver’s car is still running and able to move and they will try to get away in the vehicle. In other cases, the defendant’s car will be totaled from the Boston drunk driving car crash and he or she will try to flee the scene on foot. Even if they are eventually caught, the thinking process appears to be that they will no longer be intoxicated so it will be harder to prove a drunk driving criminal case. When a driver leaves on foot, it is not too difficult for the police to catch them if the car is registered in their name.
In some Boston drunk driving crashes where the driver flees the scene, he or she will never be caught. When this occurs, car accident victims may have to find other sources of recovery than the at-fault driver’s car insurance company. When the diver flees the scene and is not found, we typically call this a John Doe driver case. Continue reading