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What do I do if I rear end someone, but they speed off?

Today I rear ended someone and their car was totally damaged. But, then the person sped off without even stopping.

I am home now and there is no damage to my car whatsoever. What do I do? Do they even have a valid lawsuit against me considering they could just write down anyones liscense plate number and use that?


How could their car be "totally damaged"' and yours not even a scratch?
Worse case scenario, they sped off to go to the Emergency Room at the Hospital.
I would sit tight, admit nothing, and definitely not call your insurance company.
Another possibility is that they were backing up at the time and think they are to blame.

they probably didnt have a DL or Insurance. or it was a stolen car... normaly if i was rear ended, i would step out and ask the other guy if he or she was ok..

jack w
I would not worry to much about it. 1) They left the scene of the accident 2) They probably did not have insurance 3) your car was not damaged. good luck

they no doubt had something to hide. No damage to your vehicle, I would not worry about it

One Day
If they ran off I doubt they even took the time to look what kind of car you were driving and obviously didn't get your tag number to be able to report you. If your car is not damaged I would not worry about it, they were probably illegal, or didn't have insurance.

Report it to your ins. and the police and then just wait and see what happens.

I would still make a police report for your protection...

They probably didnt have a DL or Insurance or could have had a dead body or drugs in the trunk you never know these days. Just be glad the sped off because you would have been at fault.

its still hit and run and if caught (even though nobody was hurt(
they can get into trouble)

Kevin H
well what they did is illegal even if they were not at fault you need to call the police and tell them every thing most likely nothing will happen to you your a witness that is all just do not lie

fire fighter
well if you rear end someone it would be your fought. I f they speed off they probaly have something to hide. I wouldnt worry bout it even if there was damage. Just go get it fixed cause that is still your fougth and your citation.

well if they drove off good chance it wasnt their car or wasnt legal to drive but shoul dhave see what color and type of car it was and got tag number then called the cops before driving away you wa **** by them you got a case if you hit someone they do an dyuo have no damage and they drove away i wouldnt worry over it they didnt stop to look sure it wasnt their car an dwanted to get away

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i got rear-ended by a drunk guy one time on a dark road. but there wasnt any damage so i told him he could leave. im a good guy like that

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