Hit & Run Cases.

File an application for compensation from Motor Vehicles Accident Fund set up by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways (MORTH), India.



The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has issued Notification in early 2022 providing for compensation in cases where the Injury to, or the unfortunate death of, the victim can be categorised as a Hit and Run motor accident, i.e. no details to track down the registration number of the accident causing vehicle are available.  Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2019, provides for compensation for such cases to be paid out of the Motor Vehicles Accident Fund as per the Motor Vehicles Accident Fund Rules, 2022. The maximum permissible compensation for grievous injury cases has been capped at INR 50,000.00 and for in cases of death it has been capped at INR 2,00,000.00.