291C-13 Accidents involving damage to vehicle or property. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to a vehicle or other property that is driven or attended by any person shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible, but shall forthwith return to, and in every event shall remain at, the scene of the accident until the driver has fulfilled the requirements of section 291C-14. Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary. For any violation under this section, a surcharge of up to $100 may be imposed, in addition to other penalties, which shall be deposited into the trauma system special fund. [L 1971, c 150, pt of 1; gen ch 1985; am L 2005, c 73, 1; am L 2008, c 231, 10]


Cross References


Classification of offense and authorized punishment, see 701-107, 706-610, 706-640, and 706-663.


Case Notes


Prosecution under this section is proper if accident results only in damages to property and does not result in personal injury. 1 H. App. 298, 618 P.2d 1148 (1980).

An offense under 291C-15 is an included offense under this section and 291C-14. 9 H. App. 156, 828 P.2d 298 (1992).



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