Delaware Hit-and-Run Law

Penalty for Injury

  • Unclassified Misdemeanor
  • Fine of $1,000 to $3,000 OR
    Imprisoned 1 - 2 years
  • Revoke driver's license/nonresident operating privilege 1 year

Penalty for Death

  • Class E Felony
  • "A period of incarceration of not less than 1 year and the first 6 months of any sentence imposed shall not be suspended."
  • Revoke driver's license for 2 years
  • Penalty for Damage to Vehicle Driven/Attended by Person

    Fine of $230-$1150 OR
    Imprisonment 60 days - 6 months

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