I was driving straight down the road at night on a green light. The car on the opposite side was waiting to make a left turn. She ended up crashing into my car by making a left turn too early. I stopped my car, but she drove off. I chased her down and called the police. She was drunk, driving with her young kid. The police told me she did not have her license card. How can I find out if her car is insured or UMV?
I am angry for her attempt to hit and run. Also, when police asked me if I was injured I told him I think I am ok, but I am home now and my back is hurting a lot. Am I considered a victim if she's the one that made the left turn on a green light? If I am I want to know my rights as a victim of DUI/hit and run accident?I did not receive any citations at the scene. The police said that I was free to go after he was done with the reports. The the back door of the driver's side, car frame, left side of the rear bumper, and left rear tire rim are damaged. Also, I didn't expect any pain to occur after a few hours of the accident, since I didn't feel pain at the scene. Should I call the investigator tomorrow and ask him if she is insured/if it was her fault? I don't know if my insurance has the uninsuranced motor vehicle plan included and am worried that I'll have to end up paying for the damage. I'm a college student and really was not aware of anything going on today at the accident, except to call the cops right away after I chased her down. What should I do? My parents are worried that I'll feel worse.... and ironically the value of my car as well (it's fairly new and were planning on selling it soon).
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