Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Failure to stop or return to an accident scene. Provides that it is a Class A misdemeanor if a person does not perform specific duties to stop at or return to a scene of an automobile accident if the person was involved in an automobile accident. Enhances the penalty to a: (1) Level 6 felony if the accident results in bodily injury to another person; (2) Level 5 felony if the accident results in serious bodily injury to another person; (3) a Level 4 felony if the accident results in the death of a person; and (4) a Level 3 Failure to stop or return to an accident scene. Provides that it is a Class A misdemeanor if a person does not perform specific duties to stop at or return to a scene of an automobile accident if the person was involved in an automobile accident. Enhances the penalty to a: (1) Level 6 felony if the accident results in bodily injury to another person; (2) Level 5 felony if the accident results in serious bodily injury to another person; (3) a Level 4 felony if the accident results in the death of a person; and (4) a Level 3 felony if the person knowingly or intentionally failed to stop or comply with certain duties regarding an automobile accident after committing operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. ... View more