New York's Hit-and-Run Accident Laws
Penalty for Damage to Property:
- Traffic infraction; fine of up to $250 AND/OR imprisonment for up to 15 days
Penalty for Accident Resulting in Serious Injury:
- Class E felony; fine of $1,000-$2,500 AND imprisonment for not more than 4 years
Penalty for Accident Resulting in Death:
- Class D felony; fine of $1,000-$2,500 AND imprisonment for not more than 7 years
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