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Good morning. What do they claim you hit? Another car?
Thank you. You need to decide if you want to fight this and go to trial or take a plea and resolve it. I say this because you may have a defense to the hit and run, depending on if there is video of it and the other driver, can place you behind the wheel of the vehicle and as the person who hit them and fled the scene. If they can not and/or fail to appear, that share could be dismissed. The driving without a license charge would be hard to beat, since the officer did have a legal basis to stop you. If you can show up with a valid license, the State may decide to dismiss this. If you wanted to take a plea, you could and likely would be looking at a fine, court costs, restitution and possible probation.
Yes, you can, if you want to. If you tell them what happened, it would be an admission of guilt. If she rove away and you waited, it may be a mitigating factor for the prosecution to consider but you would be admitting to this, so simply telling them what happened, before a plea deal is offered, may not be in your best interest