Duty to Give Info, Render Aid, Report Accident to Police Dismissed on the Day of Trial in Rhode Island

September 2023

Our client was charged with Duty to Give Information and Render Aid in Rhode Island. Both of these are civil traffic violations in Rhode Island. They have potential penalties of a fine, license suspension and/or negatively affecting your driving record. 

This is essentially a leaving the scene of an accident charge. After speaking with our client, we decided to select a trial date where the police would have to bring in evidence to prove the allegations. 

At the trial date, the charges were dismissed because the police could not meet their burden of proof. 

Practice area(s): Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Allyson Quay

Attorney Allyson Quay is an Associate Attorney for Ellison Law LLC.

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