(A)   The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person or property damage to an apparent extent of $25 or more, shall immediately by the quickest means of communication, either verbal or written, give notice of such accident to the Police Department if such accident occurs within this city.
   (B)   It shall be unlawful for the driver of any other person to remove such vehicle from the scene of the accident until authorized to do so by a police officer of the Police Department or this city, provided, however, that a foregoing portion of this division (B) shall not apply if there exist or arises a duty on the part of such driver or other person in control of such vehicle to use said vehicle in carrying any person injured in said accident to a physician or surgeon for medical or surgical treatment.
   (C)   The Police Department of this city, acting by any officer of the Traffic Division or the Chief of Police, may require any driver of the vehicle involved in an accident, or which report must be made as provided in this section, to make supplemental oral or written report whenever the original report is found to be insufficient, or inadequate in the opinion of such officer, and may require witnesses of accidents to render reports of said department.
   (D)   Every law enforcement officer, other than members of the City Police Department, and State Department of Public Safety, who in the regular course of duty investigates a motor vehicle accident of which report must be made as required in this section, whether at the time of and at the scene of the accident, or thereafter by interviewing participants or witnesses shall, within 24 hours after completing, such investigation, forward a written report of such accident to the Police Department of this city. Every such accident report shall be made on the appropriate form provided by the City Police Department; and shall contain all of the information required therein unless not available. Such reports shall be without prejudice to the officer so reporting and shall be for the confidential use of the Police Department and the city.
(1995 Code, § 10.301) (Ord. 7, passed 2-16-1970) Penalty, see § 10.99