Sec. 25-22. Authority of police officers to issue subpoenas.
(a) Any police officer, in the course of his duties in the investigation of an accident involving a motor vehicle or vehicles, may, at the scene of any such accident, issue a subpoena to any witness to appear in court and testify with respect to any criminal charge brought against any person as a result of such accident. A subpoena so issued shall have the same force and effect as if issued by the court.
(b) Any person failing to appear in response to a subpoena issued as provided in paragraph (a) hereof shall be punished as provided by law.
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