According to the relevant provisions of the law of the people's Republic of China on road traffic safety, the criminal law of the people's Republic of China and the provisions on the procedures for handling traffic accidents, if a person escapes after a traffic accident and has not yet constituted a crime, the traffic management department of the public security organ may impose an administrative penalty of more than 200 yuan but less than 2000 yuan on him. The traffic administrative department of the public security organ shall revoke the motor vehicle driving license, and shall not obtain the motor vehicle driving license again for life. The vehicle management office of the place where the vehicle driver's license is issued shall record the decision that it is not allowed to obtain the vehicle driver's license again for life into the national public security traffic management information system for record.
Hit and run is a serious punishment for the crime of traffic accident. If a person escapes after causing a traffic accident and has already constituted a crime of causing a traffic accident, he shall be punished with a fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years but not more than seven years. If a person who escapes dies, he shall be punished with fixed-term imprisonment of not less than seven years.
How to identify the responsibility of traffic accident
Article 17, 18 and 19 of the measures for the handling of road traffic accidents stipulate the measures for the identification of traffic accidents as follows:
Article 17 after finding out the cause of a traffic accident, the public security organ shall, in accordance with the causal relationship between the violation behavior and the traffic accident of the party concerned and the role of the violation behavior in the traffic accident, determine the liability of the party concerned for the traffic accident.
If a party has a violation of regulations, and the violation has a causal relationship with a traffic accident, he shall be liable for the traffic accident. The party concerned shall not be liable for the traffic accident if there is no violation or if there is no causal relationship between the violation and the traffic accident.
Article 18 the responsibilities for traffic accidents are divided into full responsibility, primary responsibility, equal responsibility and secondary responsibility.
Article 19 If a traffic accident is caused by a party's illegal act, the party that has the illegal act shall be fully responsible, and the other party shall not be responsible for the traffic accident.
In case of traffic accidents caused by the violations of the two parties, the party who plays a major role in the traffic accidents shall bear the main responsibility and the other party shall bear the secondary responsibility; if the violations of the two parties play a similar role in the traffic accidents, the two parties shall bear the same responsibility.
If the traffic accidents are caused by the illegal behaviors of more than three parties, the responsibilities shall be divided according to the role of their respective illegal behaviors in the traffic accidents.