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Hit & Run Unattended

Hit and Run Unattended

This is a misdemeanor offense and is punishable up to 90 days in jail and up to $1,000 fine without any type of license suspension. A person may be found guilty of this offense if he/she operates a vehicle and strikes another car that is unattended and leaves the scene without providing identifying information in a conspicuous location. RCW 46.52.010.

Amendment IV

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment VI

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.