The driver of any motor vehicle that collides with and damages any vehicle that is unattended must immediately stop, locate and notify the driver/owner or report the accident to a police officer or leave a written notice giving the name and address of the driver and/or registered owner of the vehicle doing the striking. If you have been charged with failure to give information, contact a Minnesota criminal attorney can be paramount to your case.
Failure to Give Information to an Unattended Vehicle Consequences
In Minnesota, failing to give information to an unattended vehicle is a misdemeanor offense which is punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a $1000 fine.
Possible Driver’s License Sanctions
An individual’s driver’s license may be suspended if they willfully fail, refuse, or neglect to make a report of a traffic accident.
Should I Contact a Minnesota Criminal Attorney?
If you have been charged with failing to give information having an experienced Minnesota criminal attorney is critical. It can make the difference in your case, and more importantly the result of your case. Gerald Miller PA has over 35 years’ experience helping people obtain the best possible results for any traffic violation. With decades of experience and a strong and professional team behind him, Gerald Miller can help you navigate your charges. Contact us today at 612-341-9080 for a free consultation.
For information see the Failure to Give Information Statute 169.09.