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What would happen if u were involved in a hit & run involving a park vehicles & a police report was made with the people involve

Phoenix, AZ |

The police rpt have the description of the vehicles involved in it but the police have not contacted you but the insurance company have 6 months later regarding the incident my question is could you still be arrested

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Yes. You may have a warrant out for your arrest already. You should contact a criminal defense attorney in your area to get to the bottom of this and to get the warrant recalled and the charges addressed.

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Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime. You should contact a criminal defense attorney for advice.


ARS 28-664, leaving the scene of accident with unattended vehicle is a class 3 misdemeanor. Not that serious of a charge. If injuries, it does get more serious though.


Yes, there is a 1 year statute of limitations for a misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run). You should contact an attorney to explore your options.


My colleague is correct, you may have a warrant. Additionally, for misdemeanor cases, the state can charge you for up to 1 year for a misdemeanor.