It is now legally required, under criminal law, for a person involved in an accident to not only wait and call the police but also wait for the police to arrive. The Office of the Attorney General’s Office will prosecute cases where the person leaves their contact information and fully cooperates with the police. The days where you can leave a note on the car if you accidentally tap another vehicle while parking are gone.
If the police suspect you are involved in an accident where you left the scene, the Metropolitan Police Department “Hit and Run Unit” will contact you. If that happens, you should immediately contact a leaving after colliding lawyer who can represent you in the investigation. Contact Scrofano Law for a free consultation.