Penalties and fines
It is a criminal offence to flee the scene of an accident. It is also an offence under the Motor Vehicle Act. Under the Motor Vehicle Act, there is a $368 fine for fleeing the scene of an accident. A violation under the Criminal Code can lead to a summary or indictable conviction. Summary convictions carry a fine of up to $2,000, a prison term of up to six months, or both. A person convicted of an indictable offence can face up to 10 years in prison.
A hit and run can also result in the suspension of your licence. Fleeing the scene of an accident can result in your licence being suspended for one to three years or indefinitely based on your driving record.