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SECTION 603-B
Accidents; police to indicate serious physical injury and death on simplified traffic information or summons and compliant
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 6, ARTICLE 22
§ 603-b. Accidents; police to indicate serious physical injury and
death on simplified traffic information or summons and compliant. In
addition to the requirements of section six hundred three of this
article and subdivision twelve of section eleven hundred ninety-two of
this chapter, in every case where a law enforcement officer is required
to report pursuant to section six hundred three of this article and a
person is charged with a violation of this chapter arising out of such
accident, the law enforcement officer alleging such charge shall make a
clear notation in the "Description of Violation" section of a simplified
traffic information, or in an area provided on a summons and complaint
pursuant to subdivision one of section two hundred twenty-six of this
chapter, if, arising out of the same accident, someone other than the
person charged was killed or suffered serious physical injury as defined
in section 10.00 of the penal law; such notation shall be in the form of
a "D" if someone other than the person charged was killed and such
notation shall be in the form of a "S.P.I." if someone other than the
person charged suffered serious physical injury; provided however, that
the failure to make such notation shall in no way affect a charge for a
violation of this chapter.