Hit and Run Attended
This is a gross misdemeanor and is punishable up to 364 days in jail, up to a $5,000 fine and a one year license suspension. A person is guilty of this offense if he/ she operates a vehicle and strikes an attended vehicle and leaves the scene without providing identifying information. It will become a felony if the victim is injured as a result of the accident. Be careful, a person may not stop and exchange identifying information if he/she thought the vehicles were not damaged after the vehicles “clipped” each other. A person can still be charged in this situation. RCW 46.52.020.