Hit and Run

(redirected from Hit and Run Accident)
Also found in: Legal.
Medical slang A flippant term for performing an operation quickly so as not to be late for another engagement
Public safety An RTA/MVA in which the driver—often intoxicated at the time of the accident—strikes a pedestrian, bicyclist or other vehicle, and leaves the scene of the accident, often without informing authorities or emergency services; abandoning a scene is a criminal act that implies a lack of concern for the victim’s safety and welfare and thus carries severe penalties
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Ajman Police have solved the mystery behind the hit and run accident which occurred three days ago, leaving one Asian national dead.
Afroz Ahmad was just one of the many individuals who went through a hit and run accident.
A VERDICT of acidental death was recorded on a Roberttown pensioner involved in a hit and run accident.