Traffic officers (not gun related). A question, please?
Any traffic officers here? If so, I have a question. Earlier tonight I was leaving a local mall. I was trying to pull out going left on a four-lane highway with a median in the center. Well, the traffic cleared on my side, so I pulled out to the middle turning point to wait for an opening in the other direction. As I got to the middle, a car was coming and suddenly swerved. As he did so, the driver lost control and slid across the median onto the other side of the road.
I wasn't sure what had happened. I didn't know if someone in the lane next to him had spooked him or what. It occurred to me later that he may have thought that I was "going for it" when I pulled to the middle and was swerving to avoid me. So, just to be safe and do the right thing, I called the local Police dispatch office. I was told that no accident was reported on that road this evening. I also expressed my concern that I might have "left the scene of an accident," even though I don't think I caused his accident. He patched me through to an officer. She said I *should* be okay, but gave me a number to the Hit-and-Run office and said that I should call Monday morning and report it and that this would cover me.
Pulled to center lane.
Car coming in that nearest lane swerved, lost control, went across median (no other vehicles involved).
Occurred to me later that he might have thought I was entering his lane (I wasn't).
Called Police. No accident reported. Was told to call Hit-and-Run office Monday to give story.
Should I be worried?