Evasion of responsibility when driving in Connecticut is a serious violation that comes with an automatic license suspension. Whether or not you are convicted of a felony or misdemeanor depends on the severity of the incident. A hit-and-run resulting in a death or serious injury is a felony and comes with a term of imprisonment of up to 10 years. A hit-and-run causing minor injury or property damage is a misdemeanor and carries a prison term of up to one year.
Evading Responsibility is when a driver leaves the scene of an accident which has caused personal injury or property damage without properly identifying themselves to the injured party or property owner, or without calling the police.
You will lose your license if convicted of Evading.
Call our offices today if you have been charged with this or any other motor vehicle crime.