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SECTION 1241
Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the first degree
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 34
§ 1241. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled
non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the first 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 serious physical injury, as defined in
subdivision ten 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 serious 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 first degree is a class B
misdemeanor.