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1. What are my legal duties after a car accident in Denver Colorado?
If you are involved in a car accident in Denver, Colorado, you must stop and trade insurance information and contact information with the other driver(s), pedestrian(s), or bicyclist(s). Otherwise, you face hit and run charges.
If someone is injured in the accident, you should – if possible – offer reasonable assistance such as calling an ambulance.
If you hit an unattended car, you are required to stop and find the car owner/operator or else attach a note with your name, address, and car registration information.
Hit and run with only property damage is a misdemeanor in Denver.
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Michael Becker has over a quarter-century's worth of experience as an attorney and more than 100 trials under his belt. He is a sought-after legal commentator and is licensed to practice law in Colorado, Nevada, California, and Florida.