My friend's truck recently got struck by a person on a 10 speed bike they were driving playing some type of game trying to get across the street when cars were coming , the van driving next to my friend caused a blind spot and he was unable to see the person coming the van swerved out of the way slamming on their brakes and 2 seconds later the biker ran into his truck on the drivers side denting the fender and hood and also smashing the windshield, everyone was fine although the biker did go to the hospital by ems just to make sure, there were 5 witnesses at the party store on the street this happened not including the van driver that it was not my friends fault. the cop asked for his ID ran his name they all took pictures and the cop let him go saying sorry about your truck it wasn't your fault, Im pretty sure he can sue the biker for damages, but in the midst of all that the cop didn't ask my friend for his insurance and now a week later is harassing him for it, well unfortunately at that time he didn't have insurance but does now, can the cop still give him a ticket after the fact??
Your friend may need to lawyer up. What he did was a crime and the cop's eventually going to figure it out. In most states, it will also cause a license suspension.
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