Hit and Run Accident | definition of Hit and Run Accident by Medical dictionary
Hit and Run (redirected from Hit and Run Accident)
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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
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SHIKARPUR -- A police constable was killed in hit and run accident
at Shikarpur-Kandhkot Indus highway, in the limits of Napar-kot Police Station, some 35 kilometers off, from here on Sunday.
He said a police constable, identified as Pervaiz (45), was killed in a hit and run accident
Director of the of the Operations Room at Ajman Police Colonel Rashid Jasem Al Shamsi said that they received a call regarding the death of an Asian man involved in a hit and run accident