2011 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 484E - Accidents and Reports of Accidents
NRS 484E.010 - Duty to stop at scene of accident involving death or personal injury; penalty.

NV Rev Stat § 484E.010 (2011) What's This?

1. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident on a highway or on premises to which the public has access resulting in bodily injury to or the death of a person shall immediately stop his or her vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible, and shall forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of the accident until the driver has fulfilled the requirements of NRS 484E.030.

2. Every such stop must be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.

3. A person failing to comply with the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 2 years and a maximum term of not more than 15 years and by a fine of not less than $2,000 nor more than $5,000.

(Added to NRS by 1969, 1482; A 1979, 1484; 1983, 1066; 1993, 2135; 1995, 1297) (Substituted in revision for NRS 484.219)

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