New Mexico Statutes Chapter 66. Motor Vehicles § 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.


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