CAR ACCIDENT WITH STOLEN CAR IN MINNEAPOLIS – WHO PAYS FOR DAMAGE? LAWYER ANSWERS
WCCO news recently reported that the police in Minneapolis are searching for two male suspects after a chase of an allegedly stolen vehicle led to a crash in south Minneapolis. According to police, around 2:45 a.m. officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of Hiawatha Avenue and Lake Street. A pursuit began, during which a Metro Transit bus hit the stolen vehicle. A red car was also hit somehow.
The stolen vehicle ended up crashing at Nicollet Avenue and 35th Street, landing upside down on someone’s front lawn. Three people were in the car. A female was taken into custody while two males fled on foot.
The driver of the bus and the red car suffered minor injuries.
Our attorneys have represented many people in a Minneapolis Car Accident including some caused by the driver of a stolen car. This is obviously a very frustrating situation for the victim, however the victim does have some rights. First, if you are hit by a stolen car and your car is damaged, your auto insurance will pay for the repair or replacement costs if you have collision coverage. Also, if you were injury in the car accident or even as a pedestrian, your auto insurance will pay your medical bills and lost wages up to a certain point. Plus you may be entitled to additional compensation through your uninsured motorist coverage, which is part of every auto insurance policy in Minnesota.
If you are in a car accident with a stolen car in Minneapolis or anywhere in Minnesota, please call us and speak with an attorney about your rights. The consultation is free and we never charge anything unless you are compensated for your injuries.