2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 47. Motor Vehicles
§47-11-904. Person involved in personal injury accident while under influence of alcohol or other intoxicating substance - Causing great bodily injury.

47 OK Stat § 47-11-904 (2014) What's This?

A. Any person who is involved in a personal injury accident while driving or operating a motor vehicle within this state and who is in violation of the provisions of subsection A of Section 11-902 of this title may be charged with a violation of the provisions of this subsection as follows:

1. Any person who is convicted of a violation of the provisions of this subsection shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor for the first offense and shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ninety (90) days nor more than one (1) year, and a fine of not more than Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00); and

2. Any person who is convicted of a violation of the provisions of this subsection after having been previously convicted of a violation of this subsection or of Section 11-902 of this title shall be deemed guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for not less than one (1) year and not more than five (5) years, and a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).

B. 1. Any person who causes an accident resulting in great bodily injury to any person other than himself while driving or operating a motor vehicle within this state and who is in violation of the provisions of subsection A of Section 11-902 of this title may be charged with a violation of the provisions of this subsection. Any person who is convicted of a violation of the provisions of this subsection shall be deemed guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for not less than one (1) year and not more than ten (10) years, and a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).

2. As used in this subsection, “great bodily injury” means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.

Added by Laws 1983, c. 43, § 1, emerg. eff. April 21, 1983. Amended by Laws 1984, c. 30, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1984; Laws 1985, c. 112, § 11, eff. Nov. 1, 1985; Laws 1989, c. 316, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1989; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 482, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 5, § 348, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 2004, c. 275, § 13, eff. July 1, 2004; Laws 2012, c. 157, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2012.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 482 from July 1, 1998 to July 1, 1999.

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