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Not my fault, but I might get blamed for it.
So I was in a car accident yesterday and here's what happened:
Took my son to a farm for some pumpkin picking, had a friend with me. We got the pumpkin and were going to drive to the other side of the farm to do apple picking too. I checked all my mirrors, looked around at my blind spots, no one was coming or moving, so I started backing up. I always back up out of a parking spot slowly, to be cautious, and also I was parked on grass that was a little bit of a ditch. All of a sudden there's a hard bump. This lady was behind me in a frickin Lexus! I couldn't figure out what happened, cuz I checked first! My back bumper hit the rear driver side of her car, not the bumper. So basically it looks like she was out first and I hit her.
My best friend's husband does body work for a living, and he's very good at it. Also, being that we were in the middle of the farm's entrance, no one was hurt (we were going all of 5mph, probably less) and it was just a minor fender bender, I didn't feel the need to call the cops and bother them. I have valid insurance, I suggested exchanging information but didn't feel the need for the cops. Damage to my car was just paint, no big deal. She has a small dent in her car now that I could probably recreate by slamming a shopping cart into a car. Something that could probably be easily popped out and cost next to nothing to fix. But she starts freaking out, OMG i've never been in an accident before! I'm calling the cops! and blah blah blah. Even though she was blocking the entrance for the farm, making it very hard for other people to get in, she flat out refused to move her car. This lady was really spazing!
Lucky for me there was a witness, a complete stranger who came up to me and told me he saw what happened, it wasn't my fault cuz I was backing out first and she just backed out faster than I did. He talked to the cop as soon as the cop got there. I never got the guys name.
We filled out the accident report, have to wait 4-5 business days to get it so I'm not sure what the cop wrote yet. Based on this information, what are the possible outcomes, good or bad, that could happen? It wasn't my fault, but if it wasn't for that witness then I think any outsider would've thought it was. I've heard of 50/50 fault accidents but the way this lady reacted over something so minor I'm kind of nervous she might try to pin the whole thing on me cuz I'm the "young one". I'm 26 and she had to be in her late 30s to mid 40s. Any advice??