What should I do after being in accident and leaving?

I was in an accident last night after having a couple beers. I fell asleep and ran into a bridge. I was alone and no other cars were involved. I was hurt but I left the scene. The car keys are in the car

along with a little blood. Can someone please help?

Asked on December 17, 2017 under Accident Law, California


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Ok, so leaving the scene of an accident is never a good thing and the car is there and will be traced back to you.  So I might contact an attorney asap about it all and having him or her go with you to the local police or highway police to file a report.  The attorney can guide you in your statement.  Do it soon.  Good luck.

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