That sounds like a real Catch-22. I hope somebody in the legal system can straighten this out for you.
You're not a ghost, of course. I'm glad you felt you can come here to vent. You're a survivor, and you will get through this.
Keep us posted on how this goes, the car, the police, everything.
"Telemachos, your guest is no discredit to you. I wasted no time in stringing the bow, and I did not miss the mark. My strength is yet unbroken…"—The Odyssey, translated by W.H.D. Rouse