Gurnee, IL asked in Car Accidents, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for Illinois

Q: what steps to take to amend a police auto accident report?

My witness said nothing happened. Police officer got me with hit and run ,yet report from my statement and other drivers statement agree I was there till other driver left.

2 Lawyer Answers
Cheryl Powell
Cheryl Powell
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Mt Vernon, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: It can be supplemented. However, this is the responsibility of ur lawyer.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Big issue isn't the report but the citation. plead not guilty. If other driver agrees you were there ask officer (extremely politely ) why you were charged. Consider gettting a consult with an attorney who handles traffic citations in the court where your citation will be heard as leaving the scene is a serious charge.

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