Auto accident, at fault, other driver had suspended license, advice/help?

About a week ago I was involved in an accident. I was going left and the other person was going straight so I was deemed at fault. The other driver was excessively speeding and could have avoided me if they moved to right lane (I was almost across intersection); instead they swerved in front of me. The ambulance

About a week ago I was involved in an accident. I was going left and the other person was going straight so I was deemed at fault. The other driver was excessively speeding and could have avoided me if they moved to right lane (I was almost across intersection); instead they swerved in front of me. The ambulance came and when I asked if everyone was okay he said yes, no one was taken to the hospital etc. The driver of the other vehicle had a suspended license, no insurance, and no registration, and they were not driving their own vehicle. Another passenger in the car had a warrant for his arrest. Both he and the driver were arrested. Yesterday I received a letter stating they are suing me (well my insurance company) because a passenger was injured. Is there any hope for me in fighting it because of the fact the driver had no license, insurance, etc?

Other answer:

Emily:
No license, insurance or registration has NO bearing on negligence (fault), only that in a "sense" not legal to drive, thus maybe the reason for getting arrested, but still not liable for this accident.

When you make a left turn, YOU must yield to oncoming traffic, which you did not, thus will be held liable for the other vehicle damages and injuries.

Excessive speed, huh, unless a cop was there to witness and record the exact speed. Get into the right lane, once again, huh? Odds are, you still would have hit him, but in a different area.

Sorry, your insurance is on the hook for this one.

realtor.sailor:
The accident was your fault. The fact the other driver had a suspended license is irrelevant.
Theresa:
"Had an accident" is correct.

You don't "meet" (with) an accident.

Samantha:
no, the police decided it was your fault, failure to yeild…..that no lic. no ins. used to fly, by saying they had no business driving, but not any more…….

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