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Vessel operators involved in an accident must report it.

  • Vessel operators must notify the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police immediately if a person:
    • Dies or…
    • Disappears or…
    • Is injured and requires medical attention beyond first aid.
  • Accidents must also be reported in writing to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police:
    • Immediately if a person disappears or is injured requiring medical attention beyond first aid or…
    • Within 24 hours if a person dies or…
    • Within five days if damage to the vessel and other property exceeds $500.

Written reports must be made on accident report forms supplied by the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.

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