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Louisville Metro Police arrest driver who left the scene of an accident

Police officers from the Louisville Metro Police in Kentucky took Eric Bratcher into custody on April 21, claiming he hit a car on South 6th Street and then fled the scene of the accident.

The arrest warrant showed that Bratcher collided with the car’s right side and broke the car’s mirror on that side. According to police investigators, a witness was able to observe the event and took note of Bratcher’s plate number and provide this information to authorities.

Bratcher admitted his guilt and confessed to leaving the accident scene after he struck another vehicle, saying that he was drunk at the time of the incident.

If you have been hurt in a car accident and someone else is responsible, you are likely eligible to pursue financial compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Call the legal team at the Sampson Law Firm in Louisville at (502) 584-5050 to learn more about your legal rights and options following a car accident and find out what we can do for you.