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SECTION 1240
Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the second degree
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 34
§ 1240. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled
non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the second
degree. 1. Any person age eighteen years or older operating a wheeled
non-motorized means of conveyance, including, but not limited to
bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates and skate boards, who, knowing
or having cause to know, that physical injury, as defined in subdivision
nine of section 10.00 of the penal law, has been caused to another
person, due to the operation of such non-motorized means of conveyance
by such person, shall, before leaving the place where the said physical
injury occurred, stop, and provide his name and residence, including
street and street number, to the injured party, if practical, and also
to a police officer, or in the event that no police officer is in the
vicinity of the place of said injury, then such person shall report said
incident as soon as physically able to the nearest police station or
judicial officer.

2. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized
means of conveyance without reporting in the second degree is a
violation.