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Answered 2011-09-13 17:51:28

You will definitely want a statement from witnesses, but typically the moving vehicle is responsible, as they have the most control of their vehicle, speed and obsticles.

Unless there was malicious negligence on your side, you should be in the clear from a fault standpoint.

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