2012 CT 644 A1

Criminal Traffic Violations Leon County Dropped

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: Hit & Run
  • Result: Dropped

Charges

  • Count 1 – Hit & Run

Facts

Defendant was charged with Hit & Run for allegedly continuing to drive after a collision with another car. An alleged witness claims to have observed the Defendant driving after the collision into a gas station. Upon arrival, the police observed the Defendant leaning on his parked vehicle. The officer alleged that he thought the Defendant stopped at the gas station because his vehicle was no longer operating, and thus issued a criminal citation. Through our investigation, it was revealed that the Defendant actually had a head injury and pulled over as soon as possible. The State was forced to drop the charges without sufficient evidence to proceed.

Outcome

The State dropped the charges.