The driver of a vehicle or knows or who has reason to believe that he has been involved in an accident upon public or private property that is open to travel shall immediately stop his or her vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall remain there or immediately report the accident to the nearest or most convenient police agency or officer if there is a reasonable and honest belief that remaining at the scene will result in further harm.
When stopped, the driver shall do the following: (1) Give his or her name and address, and the registration number of the vehicle he or she is operating, including the name and address of the owner, to a police officer, the individual struck, or the driver or occupants of the vehicle with which he or she has collided; (2) Exhibit his or her operator’s license to a police officer, individual struck, or occupants of the vehicle with which he or she has collided; (c ) render to any individual injured in the accident reasonable assistance in securing medical aid or arrange or provide transportation to any injured individual.
An individual violates this Act and the accident results in damage to a vehicle operated by or attended by any individual, the individual is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or a fine of not more than $100.00, or both.
The secretary will impose 6 points on your driving record and will suspend your drivers license for 90 days. learn more...