PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION
POWERS AND DUTIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
61-517. Accidents — Investigation — Order or recommendation of commission — Report by utility. The commission shall investigate the cause of all accidents occurring within this state upon the property of any public utility or directly or indirectly arising from or connected with its maintenance or operation, resulting in loss of life or injury to person or property and requiring, in the judgment of the commission, investigation by it, and shall have the power to make such order or recommendation with respect thereto as in its judgment may seem just and reasonable: provided, that neither the order or recommendation of the commission, nor any accident report filed with the commission, shall be admitted as evidence in any action for damages based on or arising out of the loss of life, or injury to person or property in this section referred to. Every public utility is hereby required to file with the commission, under such rules and regulations as the commission may prescribe, a report of each accident so occurring of such kinds or classes as the commission may from time to time designate.
[(61-517) 1913, ch. 61, sec. 42, p. 248; compiled and reen. C.L. 106:97; C.S., sec. 2465; I.C.A., sec. 59-517.]