I received a red light citation last month & have my traffic court date soon.
I did not run the red light. I was actually hit by someone who ran a red light. There was no camera at this intersection. When the officer arrived the guy who hit me said I ran the light. I told the officer the guy ran the light. Given that the officer couldn't verify what happened, he issued both of us red light tickets. I told the officer there was a witness (there was), but after checking on me & the other driver, the witness left.The witness gave me his contact info however & he has since spoken to my insurance co. I've never been to traffic court & am unsure how to proceed. Do I need an attorney? I'd appreciate any advice on how to fight this. Does my witness need to be at court with me?