West Virginia Code Chapter 17C. Traffic Regulations and Laws of the Road § 17C-4-2. Crashes involving damage to vehicle

The driver of any vehicle involved in a crash resulting only in damage to a vehicle which is driven or attended by any person shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of such crash or as close thereto as possible but shall forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of such crash until he has fulfilled the requirements of section three of this article.  Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.  Any person failing to stop or comply with said requirements under such circumstances is guilty of a misdemeanor and, subject to the penalties prescribed in section one, article eighteen of this chapter.

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