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(a) In case of accident to or collision with persons or property (including buildings and traffic control devices) due to the driving or operation of any vehicle, no person so operating such vehicle having knowledge of such accident or collision shall fail to stop, and upon the request of an injured person or any person shall fail to give such person his name and address, the name and address of the owner of such vehicle and the registered number of such vehicle. No driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in damage to property shall fail to immediately stop and take reasonable steps to locate and notify the owner or person in charge of such property of such accident or collision, and shall fail to give his name and address, the name and address of the owner of such vehicle and the registration number of such vehicle. In the event the owner or person in charge of such property cannot be located after reasonable steps, no driver of such vehicle shall, within 24 hours after such accident, fail to give the Chief of Police the same information required to be given to the owner or person in charge of such property, together with the location of the accident and description of the damage. No driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in damage to a traffic control device shall fail to forthwith notify the Chief of Police of such accident.
(Ord.70-43. Passed 10-27-70.)
(b) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 408.01.