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Hit-and-run, eluding convictions affirmed (access required)

Where appellant refused his passenger’s request for medical treatment, this was sufficient evidence for a felony hit-and-run conviction. The relevant statute provides that the duty to render reasonable assistance is triggered if it is “apparent that medical treatment is necessary” or if an injured person requests medical treatment. The evidence also supports appellant’s felony conviction for eluding ...