Failure to stop or return to an accident scene.

Authors: Representative Mike Speedy

Digest

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.