Plaintiff was broken down on the highway in the broken down lane. He was on the shoulder with his hazard lights on when he was rear-ended at highway speed. His amazingly restored Citroen was crushed. The driver of the van that hit plaintiff fled the scene. Defendant driver’s license plate was later found by mechanics embedded in the engine wall. Plaintiff suffered serious injury to his back and upper body. Plaintiff settled for policy limits and monthly financial contribution of personal assets from defendant.