Q: I was charged with simple assault. Due to an car accident. I didn't intentionally hurt the person. I fell asleep.
A: This is actually an interesting issue. What was the intentional act? Police can say you intended to operate the vehicle in a sleepy state, unless you are a narcoleptic. If the sleep suddenly and without warning came upon you (bit into a magic apple perhaps) then you may have an argument that you did not form intent.
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