The short answer is yes although things can become complicated and reporting the accident to the Police is absolutely essential. Two Government backed schemes deal with such matters known as the MIB ( Motor Insurers Bureau ) Uninsured and Untraced Driver’s Schemes. There are rules concerning what you can claim for and time limits and so contact Smooth Law today if you have been the victim of an uninsured or untraced driver.
Always get the registration number of the other vehicle as an absolute minimum. If the other driver fails to stop or drives off telephone the Police immediately. This is not just good practice but a failure to contact the Police could mean that you are prohibited from making a claim to either scheme.
We have decades of experience in dealing with injury claims arising from any scenario and our lawyers are member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers). We deal with the following accident claims: