Notifying of a Vehicle Accident: A.R.S. 28-666
In order to prevent hit-and-run accidents, Arizona requires drivers to notify law enforcement of serious accidents they were involved in. According to A.R.S. 28-666, the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of a person must give notice of the accident immediately by the quickest means of communication, whether oral or written, to either:
- The local police department if the accident occurs within a municipality.
- The office of the county sheriff.
- The nearest office of the highway patrol.
If the vehicle that caused the accident was a fully autonomous vehicle operating without a human driver or a neighborhood occupantless electric vehicle, the required notice may be provided by the vehicle owner or a person on behalf of the vehicle owner.
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