231. Payment for emergency treatment of traffic casualties.

231.     Payment for emergency treatment of traffic casualties.

Where medical or surgical treatment or examination is immediately required as a result of bodily injury, including fatal injury, to any person caused by, or arising out of the use of a motor vehicle on a road1, and the treatment or examination so required is effected by a legally qualified medical practitioner2, the person who was using the vehicle at the time of the event out of which the bodily injury arose must, on a claim being made in the proper manner3, pay to the