2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Article 7 - Traffic Laws; Signs, Signals and Markings; Accidents; Weight and Size; Traffic Safety
Part 3 - ACCIDENTS
Section 66-7-206 - Immediate notice of accidents.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 66-7-206 (2017)

66-7-206. Immediate notice of accidents.

The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in bodily injury to or death of any person or property damage to an apparent extent of five hundred dollars ($500) or more shall immediately, by the quickest means of communication, give notice of the accident to the police department if the accident occurs within a municipality; otherwise to the office of the county sheriff or the nearest office of the New Mexico state police.

History: 1941 Comp., 68-2306, enacted by Laws 1953, ch. 139, 44; 1953 Comp., 64-17-6; Laws 1967, ch. 12, 1; recompiled as 1953 Comp., 64-7-206, by Laws 1978, ch. 35, 395; 1991, ch. 160, 15.

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