Traffic accident which caused a fatality

Asked almost 6 years ago - Washington, DC

if Im the driver of a bus that is in an accident with a taxi, and it is said that I ran a traffic light which caused a fatality, should i had received traffic tickets and/or fines? if so, how long do they have to issue the tickets or fines, or criminal charges. Also, if issued no fines or tickets should I have been terminated from my job?

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  1. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . An attorney familiar with the policies and procedures of the court will know the likelihood of negotiating such a resolution given the circumstances of your case.

    It may be worth your while to consult with a attorney familiar with the judges and practices in the court where you received the ticket to explore your options?

    Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.

    You might find my Legal Guide helpful " What Do I Tell My Lawyer?"

    Good luck to you.

    God bless.

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