Tennessee's Hit-and-Run Accident Laws

Penalty for Death or Personal Injury:

  • Revocation of driver's license
  • Class A Misdemeanor; fine not to exceed $2,500 AND/OR imprisonment of no greater than 11 months and 19 days

If Driver Knew or Should Have Known That Death Resulted:

  • Class E Felony; imprisonment of no less than 1 year and no more than 6 years, and jury may assess fine of no more than $3,000

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