Q: I had a vehicle accident and my vehicle landed on my own private property. No injuries occurred and no one but myself….
Was involved. I was detained and taken to my local police department under suspicion of DUI-other, whosever, that was not the case. I have seizures. That is what caused myself to run my car into a pole. Unfortunately, the police decided to have my vehicle towed away, even though it was situated on my own private property.
Is this legal? Will I have to pay all the costs to get my vehicle back and towed all the way home?
A: Yes, it is legal for them to have the vehicle towed if there is a suspicion of a DUI. It is a little tricky to seek reimbursement from them as a governmental entity, and would require you to challenge the DUI charge and beat the charge first. That being said, your insurance company may also reimburse you for the expense.
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