I hit a vehicle parked in a moving freeway traffic lane in November, 2018. I was driving my ex husband's car which was totaled. I went to talk to the other driver but he wouldn't speak to me. When I got back to my vehicle I couldn't find my phone and began searching for it and when I looked up, the vehicle I'd hit was gone. With no phone and believing I'd been left alone I chose to try to move my vehicle one lane to the right which was blocked to traffic. The car started but stalled as I let the clutch out. Still rolling into the empty lane, i heard a siren and saw a police car in my rearview mirror. I stopped and the officer asked if I was leaving the scene and I said no, I was just trying to remove my disabled vehicle from the moving traffic. I cooperated fully with the police from that point on. My phone was found later on the freeway by one of the officers, destroyed. I was handed a ticket. My vehicle was towed and an officer gave me a ride home. I was offered a plea at my preliminary hearing on 1/25/19, which I refused, primarily because I wasn't guilty.
You need an attorney asap. Hit and run is a serious charge. They can't convict you if there is no evidence, and an attorney can help you discover what evidence they have, and what evidence is available to you to refute the charge.
This comment is general in nature and is not intended as legal advice. It does not create an attorney client relationship and obviously is not confidential. You should contact an attorney in your area who can review with you all of the relevant facts and give you specific legal advice.
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