State of Washington v. D.C.
Charges: Hit and Run Attended and Reckless Driving
Outcome: Hit and Run charges dismissed; reckless driving reduced to the civil infraction of negligent driving 2nd degree.
Description: Client intentionally hit another car on I-405 during heavy traffic and then fled the scene. Client charged with hit and run attended and reckless driving. The hit and run was dismissed through a "compromise of misdemeanor" and the criminal charges of reckless driving were reduced to a civil (non-criminal) traffic infraction.