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I received a red light contravention ticket by Met police.

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I received a red light contravention ticket by Met police. But as I was evicted from the home address at the time and was hitching accommodation with family friends at the time, the notice has come to my attention until a few weeks later.
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Customer: Is there any way I can appeal against the penalty notice as I was physically still recovering after a failed suicide attempt ( documentation can be provided)?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 months ago.

How can I help with this please?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I need to know if there is a way to appeal against the penalty notice given my circumstances
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 months ago.

On what basis?

Did you stop at the light?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Apparently, I went through a red light at a junction.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 months ago.

OK. So I'm not sure what defence you have to that ?

Sorry if I'm missing the point.