Senior CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap on Monday defended his decision to leave the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district on Friday morning, arguing that he had not broken the law because he had immediately called his lawyer after the crash and asked him to “solve the problem.” Article 36 of the Traffic Law states that in case of an accident, “drivers [and] all road users involved in the accident and bystanders must…stop their own vehicles immediately…[and] report immediately to the local authority or the traffic police.” “Leaving from the accident site is
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