MGL c. 90, s. 24 seems to state this penalty:
shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not less than two weeks nor more than two years, or both;
However, the statute is changing on 7/1.
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Usually would be run concurrent with the OUI plea. What ever restitution is owed is typically put on this count. The OUI is more serious
Attorney Michael H. Erlich Eden, Rafferty, Tetreau & Erlich 238 Shrewsbury Street Worcester, MA 01604 Office: 508.791.9001 Cell. 508.769-7995 Fax: 508.795.1811 CriminalDefenseWorcester.com
There may be a way to fight the charge if the driver did not intend to escape prosecution. Talk to the attorney asap or retain one if there isn't one involved.
Ilir Kavaja, Esq.
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I agree with attorney Langer, I would just add that it is possible to mitigate the consequences of the Leaving the Scene charge. Contact and retain an attorney.
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