Being struck by a car can be utterly devastating for a bicyclist. There are many significant difficulties bicyclists can face in relation to such accidents and the injuries that come from them. Certain things can add to the challenges bicyclists experience in relation to such crashes. One such thing is the driver that hit the cyclist fleeing the scene.
It is against the law in Louisiana for drivers to leave the scene of a crash in which a bicyclist was hurt. Unfortunately, bicyclists here in New Orleans are still sometimes subjected to injury-causing hit-and-run accidents.