2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-865.1 - Injuring another or causing the death of another while engaging in a race; penalties

46.2-865.1. Injuring another or causing the death of another while engagingin a race; penalties.

A. Any person who, while engaging in a race in violation of 46.2-865 in amanner so gross, wanton and culpable as to show a reckless disregard forhuman life:

1. Causes serious bodily injury to another person who is not involved in theviolation of 46.2-865 is guilty of a Class 6 felony; or

2. Causes the death of another person is guilty of a felony punishable by aterm of imprisonment of not less than one nor more than 20 years, one year ofwhich shall be a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment.

B. Upon conviction, the court shall suspend the driver's license of suchperson for a period of not less than one year nor more than three years, andshall order the surrender of the license to be disposed of in accordance withthe provisions of 46.2-398.

(2004, c. 859; 2006, c. 348.)

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