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Hit and Run

A person is guilty of hit and run if:

  1. He is the driver of the vehicle
  2. Involved in an accident in which a person is killed or injured or in which property is damaged
  3. And fails to stop and provide his contact information to law enforcement and to the person struck if that person is capable of receiving the information, or who
  4. Fails to render reasonable medical assistance to an injured person.

Hit and run is punishable by up to ten years in prison and/or a $2,500 fine.  

VIRGINIA CODE: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter8/section46.2-894/