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I was with a friend while he was driving drunk. We were

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I was with a friend while he was driving drunk. We were involved in a hit and run. Was pulled over shortly after when he ran a red light. I was questioned but stated I would rather not say anything. At that point the officer told me that wasn't going to work out well for me. My friend was arrested and I was told to go home. I'm I still at risk of being charged for anything?
JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?
Customer: California. Maybe a little of a month ago
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: I was scared for my friend. I told him to go. I think he was going to anyway
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 4 months ago.

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1. Did you tell him to go through the red light or to leave the scene of the accident?