Hawaii Hit and Run Laws

Section 291C-12 Accidents Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury or Death
When serious bodily injury or death is the cause of an accident, the driver must immediately stop their vehicle at or near the scene of the accident. They must also remain at the scene until each of the requirements of section 291C-14 has been fulfilled.

If requirements of this subsection are violated, the driver is considered to be guilty of a class B felony.

Upon conviction, the driver’s license, non-resident driving privilege, or driver’s permit will be revoked.

A surcharge in the amount of $500 will be imposed in the event that any violations are made under this section. This is in addition to other penalties that may be given, and are to be deposited in the neurotrauma special fund.

Section 291C-12.5 Accidents that Result in Serious Bodily Injury

When an accident results in serious bodily injury, the driver must stop their vehicle immediately at or as close to the scene as possible. They must stay at the scene until all requirements of section 291C-14 are fulfilled.

If requirements of this subsection are violated, the driver is considered to be guilty of a class C felony.

A surcharge in the amount of $250 will be imposed in the event that violations are made under this section. This is in addition to other penalties that may be given, and are to be deposited in the neurotrauma special fund.

Section 291C-12.6 Accidents that Result in Bodily Injury

Drivers involved in an accident that causes another person bodily injury must stop their vehicle immediately and remain at the accident scene until all requirements of section 291C-14 have been fulfilled.

When requirements of subsection (a) are violated, the driver is considered to be guilty of a misdemeanor.

A surcharge of $100 will be the result of any violations that are made under this section, which is to be deposited in the neurotrauma special fund.

Section 291C-14 Responsibility to Provide Information and Aid

When an automobile accident occurs causing personal injury, death, or vehicle damage, the responsible driver must provide their name, address, vehicle registration number, and driver’s license if it is requested. A reasonable amount of assistance must also be provided to injured victims that need to be transported to a medical of hospital facility.

In the event victims are seriously injured and unable to receive this information and a police officer is not at the scene, the responsible driver must fulfill requirements stated in sections 291C-12, 291C-12.5, or 291C-12.6. A report containing details about the accident must also be submitted to the closest police officer.
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