22.0502 Accidents involving death or personal injuries.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 22.0502]

(a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of such accident or as close thereto as possible, but shall then forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of the accident until he has fulfilled the requirements of 22.0504. Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary

(b) Any person failing to stop or to comply with these requirements under such circumstances is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be sentenced accordingly.

(c) The Commissioner shall revoke the license or permit to drive of any resident or any nonresident’s operating privilege, of any person so convicted, for the period prescribed under 22.0213.

History: 1977, PL 15-17; amd 1980, PL 16-90 § 69.

Amendments: 1980 Amended to conform with penalties provided for in Title 46, Criminal Justice