Boston, MA asked in Car Accidents for Rhode Island

Q: Is there legal ramifications for almost hitting a commercial truck and passing a red light?

I accidently passed a red light and the trucker saw me and continued to try and hit me.

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

A: I'm not clear as to what happened. If you weren't cited, then no legal ramnifications unless there was a crash. If the trucker saw you, and there was a collision it may or may not be his fault depending on who was where, though on balance insurance companies will look on you as at fault if you ran a red light (do not respond here or further discuss this on any social media).

However he may have had the "last clear chance." You need to speak with a member of the Rhode Island Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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