The police were dispatched to an accident in the parking lot of a local business. According to police, when they arrived on the scene, the Defendant was present but his vehicle was not. It was later discovered that shortly after the accident, the passenger of the vehicle drove the car away. The police were unable to conduct a full traffic investigation due to the Defendant’s vehicle being driven away from the scene. After some time had elapsed, the Defendant’s vehicle was returned to the scene. The Defendant admitted to permitting the passenger to drive the vehicle away. He also admitted to walking away from the scene himself for a short period of time. He was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. The Attorney for the firm investigated the case thoroughly, and was able to provide witness statements to the State Attorney. The State dismissed the entire case prior to trial.