ORS 811.750
Failure of vehicle occupant to make accident report to police officer or law enforcement agency; penalty


(1)

A person commits the offense of failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report if:

(a)

The person is an occupant, other than the driver, of a vehicle at a time when the vehicle is involved in an accident required to be reported to a police officer or a law enforcement agency under ORS 811.745 (When accident must be reported to police officer or law enforcement agency);

(b)

The driver of the vehicle is physically incapable of giving notice to a police officer or a law enforcement agency as required under ORS 811.748 (Driver failure to report accident to police officer or law enforcement agency); and

(c)

The occupant does not give notice of the accident immediately to a police officer or a law enforcement agency by the quickest means available.

(2)

Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person does not commit the offense of failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report if:

(a)

The accident required to be reported under ORS 811.745 (When accident must be reported to police officer or law enforcement agency) results in a serious injury or death; and

(b)

The person gives notice of the accident immediately to the emergency communications system by the quickest means available.

(3)

The offense described in this section, failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report, is a Class A traffic violation. [2009 c.490 §5; 2015 c.247 §40]
Note: See note under 811.745 (When accident must be reported to police officer or law enforcement agency).

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