Should the individual contact the police or their insurance company about the hit and run, or wait to see if they can identify and contact the driver themselves? | LawHive - Solicitors & Lawyers Online
Should the individual contact the police or their insurance company about the hit and run, or wait to see if they can identify and contact the driver themselves?
My car was hit while parked in my work car park on Friday. I contacted our security team who said they have checked CCTV cameras and have identified the car that hit me and are currently looking into the owner of the vehicle (could be staff or public). Does anyone have any advice on how to proceed in this situation? Should I tell the police/insurance company now or wait to see if I can contact the driver? I haven’t seen the footage but the security team said it “should be enough” so might not be conclusive.

Earline Chico

20th October 2021

1 upvote

Top Answer
There will be a clause in your insurance policy that you must notify them, even if you don't intend to claim. So notify them. Let them know there is CCTV footage of the incident and where to find it.

Linda Herring

11th February 2022

+5

8 upvotes

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