My mother was charged with felony hit and run. My cousin took out the charge I attempts to get accident money. My cousin was found in the street with a broken jaw he told everyone there that he was dropped off. My mom tried to take him to the hospital to help him because he was family and he told her to say that she hit him with her car and that they would split the money and she declined. So when he got out of the hospital he took out charges on her. Their are 9 witnesses to back up this story.
What is your question? Whether the charge will stick?
Unfortunately, in the Commonwealth sometimes people are charged first before they get a chance to prove how absolutely baseless a charge is. I would suggest that she get a competent defense attorney ASAP so that she can make sure any defense evidence is well documented. It seems the Commonwealth would have an uphill battle if the facts truly are as you say, but that doesn't mean there won't be work involved in protecting her.
I agree with Mr. Reinhardt. A lawyer is going to be crucial in making sure the correct evidence is presented. The police and sometimes the Commonwealth Attorney's are not in a position to make sure charges are not taken out once a "credible" story has been told to the magistrate. Make sure she does not make any statements, don't make any more statements like this on the internet, and get your mom into a lawyer's office for a consultation immediately.
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