Missouri Revised Statutes


Section: 306.0141.1(Repealed L. 2014 S.B. 491 § A)

306.141. 1. A person commits the crime of leaving the scene of a vessel accident if:

(1) The person is an operator of a vessel on a waterway;

(2) The person knows that an injury was caused to another person or to the property of another person, due to the person's action, whether purposefully, negligently or accidentally; and

(3) The person leaves the place of the injury, damage, or accident without stopping and giving the following information to the other party or to a water patrol officer or other law enforcement officer or, if no officer is in the vicinity, then without delay to the nearest police station or judicial officer:

(a) The operator's name;

(b) The operator's residence, including city and street number;

(c) The vessel registration number; and

(d) The operator's license number for any license issued under chapter 302.

2. Leaving the scene of a vessel accident is a class A misdemeanor, unless:

(1) The defendant has previously pled guilty to, or been found guilty of, a violation of this section; or

(2) The accident resulted in physical injury to another person. In which cases, leaving the scene of a vessel accident is a class D felony.

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