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Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-26-1-1.2

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Sec. 1.2. (a) If, after an operator of a motor vehicle is involved in an accident, the operator's motor vehicle comes to a stop in the traveled portion of a highway, the operator shall, as soon as safely possible, move the motor vehicle off the traveled portion of the highway and to a location as close to the accident as possible.  However, the operator shall not move the motor vehicle if the accident:

(1) involves the transportation of hazardous materials;  or

(2) results in injury or death of a person or the entrapment of a person in a vehicle.

A person who violates this subsection commits a Class C infraction.

(b) An operator of a motor vehicle to whom subsection (a) applies, is also subject to section 1.1(a)(2), 1.1(a)(3), and 1.1(a)(4) of this chapter.  An operator who knowingly or intentionally fails to comply with section 1.1(a)(2), 1.1(a)(3), or 1.1(a)(4) of this chapter commits leaving the scene of an accident, a Class B misdemeanor, and is subject to the penalties in section 1.1(b) of this chapter.

Cite this article: - Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-26-1-1.2 - last updated June 08, 2021 |

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