2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-900 - Penalty for violation of {{ 46.2-895 through 46.2-897

46.2-900. Penalty for violation of 46.2-895 through 46.2-897.

Any person convicted of violating the provisions of 46.2-895 through46.2-897 shall, if such accident results in injury to or the death of anyperson, be guilty of a Class 6 felony. If such accident results only indamage to property, the person so convicted shall be guilty of a Class 1misdemeanor; however, if the vehicle or other property struck is unattendedand such damage is less than $250, such person shall be guilty of a Class 4misdemeanor. A motor vehicle operator convicted of a Class 4 misdemeanorunder this section shall be assigned three demerit points by the Commissionerof the Department of Motor Vehicles.

(Code 1950, 46-190; 1958, c. 541, 46.1-177; 1962, c. 302; 1973, c. 8;1979, c. 653; 1989, c. 727; 1992, c. 279; 2001, c. 808.)

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