Johnson City, TN asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Virginia

Q: Fail to Yeild ROW (Offense Description- Fail to yeild at uncontrolled intersection

I was turning off lee hwy left onto island rd. Light turned green half way thru a car speeding toward the light cut over to get around a suv and ran thru the light hitting the back passenger side of my car. They kept going on I stopped my passenger ck see damage. Small bump n saw they had not slowed down or stopped. I drive on home Hour or more law at my house. Myself and the passenger told them what had happen and I didn’t call police they looked at car got my info and couple hours came with criminal complaint and summons that I had failed to yeild ROW. This is crazy. It actually scared me bad and we were lucky didn’t get T-boned and hurt bad. Officers didn’t know why other would blame me or what was happening. Take pics of my car damage , bring my witness and pics and tell what happened. Yes I will and have no problem in doing this but how can I get charged for this when other car ran red light didn’t stop. I stopped in road under light and they didn’t.How do I find who accusi

1 Lawyer Answer
Wilfred Yeargan
Wilfred Yeargan
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: You may be able to get charges dismissed. Contact an experienced traffic lawyer for advice about the case. The lawyer can appear in court and argue that the facts are insufficient to sustain a conviction under the statute.

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