Sec. 14-3-10. Report of damage to certain property required.

(a) The operator of a vehicle or the person in charge of any animal involved in any accident resulting in damage to any property publicly owned or owned by a public utility, including but not limited to any fire hydrant, parking meter, lighting post, telephone pole or electric light or power pole, or resulting in damage to any tree, official traffic-control signal or device or other property of a like nature located in or along any street shall, within twenty-four hours after such accident, make a written report of such accident to the police department of this city. Every such report shall state the time when and the place where the accident took place, the name and address of the person owning and the person operating or in charge of such vehicle or animal, the license number of every such vehicle, and a brief description of the damage resulting from such accident.
(b) The operator of any vehicle involved in an accident shall not be subject to the requirements or penalties of this section during the time he is physically incapable of making a report, but in such event he shall make the required report within twenty-four hours after regaining ability to make such report. (Ord. No. 938, § 1.)