According to TMZ, Suge Knight has a defense to the fatal hit and run … he didn’t know he hit and ran.
Sources connected with Suge tell TMZ … he claims he was in fear of his life when he gunned his truck, striking and killing Terry Carter and injuring Cle “Bone” Sloan.
Suge says he had just been beaten by 2 to 4 guys while he sat hostage in his truck. And he says, he was frail because he was shot 6 times last summer and on top of that, almost died recently from a blood clot.
Suge says he was so discombobulated when he floored it he had no idea his truck struck anyone.
Here’s the problem … even if this gets him out of a hit and run, cops still believe he intentionally tried to run over Bone and then hit Terry by accident, and if true that would constitute felony murder.
Hit and runs can be one of the worst car accidents that happen on the roads, by fleeing the scene they could have put the person they’ve hit into more danger if they are left and no one else is around to help them, especially if it is a serious crash and the opposite car took the worst hit. If you don’t know what happens when a hit and run driver flees the scene, then it is best to research what could happen and realize that leaving a scene of an accident you’re involved in can cause worse repercussions.