2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-51.4 - Maiming, etc., of another resulting from driving while intoxicated

18.2-51.4. Maiming, etc., of another resulting from driving whileintoxicated.

A. Any person who, as a result of driving while intoxicated in violation of 18.2-266 or any local ordinance substantially similar thereto in a manner sogross, wanton and culpable as to show a reckless disregard for human life,unintentionally causes the serious bodily injury of another person resultingin permanent and significant physical impairment shall be guilty of a Class 6felony. The driver's license of any person convicted under this section shallbe revoked pursuant to subsection B of 46.2-391.

B. The provisions of Article 2 ( 18.2-266 et seq.) of Chapter 7 of Title18.2 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, upon arrest for a violation of thissection.

(1997, c. 691; 1999, cc. 945, 987; 2000, cc. 956, 982.)

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