The other day I got into an accident. I was under the impression that I was hit by a car (on the front passenger side) and when I pulled over, no one else was there with me, so I thought it was a hit and run. Since it was 3am, the police officer administered the field sobriety tests on me. Then I was asked to take the breathalyzer. At first I politely told the officer that I have always been advised not to blow into those no matter what, and I said it a few times. He promised me that he wouldn't arrest me and that I'd be going home that day. So I blew, and it was over the limit. He called a tow truck for me since he knew not to let me get my tire changed and drive home. He had me drive with the driver of the tow. He kept asking me if I learned my lesson and if I would ever do this again. He then told me that the ambu***** *****ghts that were about a quarter mile down the road behind us was the person I hit (who I thought hit me) and they were being taken to the hospital. I was never given information about that person (their name/number/insurance info... nor that they were even near us till he sent me home in the truck). I did not give them any of my information either since I thought it was a hit and run. However, I received a call from the other person's insurance asking me to go on record about my side of the story of what happened. I did not go on record but I did explain my side. I have NO idea how they got my number. But I was given the impression the other driver was putting the fault on me, and that an investigation would be conducted. So my main question is how much of a chance is there being something in my police report about me failing all the drunk driving tests which would result in me being at fault for the accident and paying for everything? Wouldn't it make the police officer look bad to put all that in a police report and then let me go with no ticket/no arrest/no dui/no info on the other driver? I want to add that I purposely stayed at the restaurant for what ended up being 2 extra hours drinking only water since I wanted to make sure I was ok to drive (which is why I was driving at 3:30am). I had been at the restaurant since 6:30pm and genuinely thought I was ok to drive. I did learn my lesson and will now make sure I don't ever put myself in this situation again. I just need some kind of reassurance that I will be ok, or told that there is a good chance I’m in trouble. I would also like to know if it's possible for me to get a dui after being let go if the other driver gets information from my police report being over the legal limit (if the cop did actually write that in the report)?
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