We had a minor bump on a garage forecourt - and now the police are involved?

My wife recently bumped into a parked car on a garage forecourt. She got out, looked at the car, found no damage and so drove off. Now we find an insurance claim has been lodged and have also received a notification from the police that suggests she may be charged with driving without due care and attention, failing to stop and failing to report an accident. what do we do? It all seems rather over the top.

Asked on 16 January 2018 by maxsaw

Answered by Tim Kelly
Unfortunately your wife has broken the law by not leaving her details. It is an offence to not do so and as such you now find yourself in the situation your in. Firstly, respond to the police advising what you have advised here, ask them for the other parties details and make direct contact with them. Ask them what damage if any has been caused. You are now in a virtually indefensible position.
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