OHIO, so I'm driving late at night on saturday and begin to fall asleep. I wake up to my truck colliding with a tree, nothing serious but it happened. So nobody is around and i decide to go to the UDF nearby to make a phone call to my fiance for a ride and then to call the cops. Well by the time she came and got me we drove back over to where i wrecked my truck and it was gone. So, the following morning we finally track down where the truck was and call the impound lot. They tell me that it has been placed in hit and skip and they are only open Monday through Friday. Well that sucks but there isn't anything I can do about it. My main question is what is going to happened when I arrive there Monday, also when I called the police station they never told me to come fill out a report?As I was saying when i called i ask the officer for my ticket number, which is needed to get my truck out of impound. He replied "ticket number? How about an accident number." So that was like a deep breath of relief. I called the Hit and Skip department, they only operate monday through Friday. So after that I went ahead and called my insurance company, which the officer also told me to do. They said the same thing, that I will be covered for any tree damages but the wreck was 100% my fault so I'm on my own with the truck part. Could i not be getting a ticket because the accident occurred on private property ( it was by an empty lot) and not city property? I just want to make sure that I am not going to get sidelined with something that i do not know how to handle Monday when I attempt to get my truck back. Also can i just go get it by myself since I'm just going to have it towed to a garage? Thanks for your help.
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