Looked down at my phone for a brief second next thing I know I hit the pole I was scared and didn't know what to do so I went home what could be the consequences of this
You could be charged with misdemeanor hit and run. 2 points on your driving history. Restitution for the damage. Possible jail time.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
Yes, you could be charged with a violation of Vehicle Code section 20002, hit and run, if someone saw you and reported your vehicle license plate number to the police. I have represented someone with almost exactly the same facts.
My colleagues are correct. You could be charged with misdemeanor hit and run. Get an attorney to deal with this and dealing with authorities.
ANDREW ROBERTS CRIMINAL, DUI AND TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE ATTORNEY
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