The statement can be introduced as an admission. Of course, many times it is denied as ever being said.
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Whatever the other driver told the police officer about the crash is not admissible as it is privileged under Florida's Accident Report Privilege.
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As long as the statement was not made to the officer, it is admissible.
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As long as those statements were not made to an officer, the statements will be admissible. However, like the other lawyers indicated--the driver will most likely deny ever making the statements. By any chance did any witnesses hear those statements made and can attest to them?
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Yes, statements overheard at the scene can be testified to at trial. However, in Florida, the actual traffic accident report is usually not admissible.
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