You have 2 things to be concerned about. One is criminal charge for Hit and Run, and second is a claim for injury from the man.
You should schedule a consult with a criminal defense atty for advice on the possible criminal charge. You may want to get documentation that you called the police and made a report. I dont know how soon you did that. Hopefully right after the incident.
As for an injury claim, you dont know if he was hurt, or how badly. You dont know if there were witnesses. If you have auto insurance, you should report the incident. If you are contacted by the man or an atty, you need to then contact your ins company immediately.
Your ins co will defend you from the injury claim. The man may make a punitive damage claim which wont be covered by your ins, alleging the hit and run. You may then need to consult with independent counsel, other then the atty the ins co hires to defend you.
Whether you are guilty of "hit and run" depends on your state of mind. If you were afraid of him causing you injury you are not guilty. Call your insurance company and give them all the facts. They have a duty to defend you from fraudulent cases.
My gut instinct would tell me that the supposed victim didn't bother to call 911, you have to really doubt if that person was really hit by your vehicle. You probably had a legal to stop and investigate the accident at the scene, although you may have been afraid of the guy if he was really acting crazy. While it didn't work out well, you going to the police and informing them of exactly what happened, hopefully will be a positive. I would hope that with a little luck the District Attorney would not press charges based on the failure of the supposed victim to report the incident to the police. If he filed a claim against you, do not communicate with him nor his insurance company, but immediately hand it over to your insurance carrier. If the District Attorney decides to press charges, do not speak with anyone further, and immediately contact a criminal defense attorney.
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