If you leave the scene of car accident can your car be taken away?

Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, charges that can be brought against the person depends upon the extent of damages, personal injuries, etc. In all cases the vehicle will be impounded, whether it will be forfeited depends upon the laws of the state in which the accident occurred. In most states it is a crime to leave the scene of an accident. Believe it or not, there are a couple where it is not considered a crime.