Do I need to pay the impound fee to get my personal belongings out of my vehicle?

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Do I need to pay the impound fee to get my personal belongings out of my vehicle?

I was in an accidendt that was not my fault. I was taken to the hospital by abulance and my vehicle was towed.

Asked on March 27, 2012 under Accident Law, Michigan

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you were in an automobile accident resulting in a situation where your vehicle was towed where you were unable to get your personal belongings out of the vehicle before it was towed, you are entitled to your personal belongings as a matter of law without having to pay any impound fee. I suggest that you go to the place where your vehicle is and simply ask for access to your vehicle to get your belongings.


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