Vehicular Assault

Vehicular Assault Defense Lawyer

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Vehicular assault is a very serious traffic offense in Delaware and can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. It involves operating an automobile and injuring someone else. The person can be a passenger in your car, a passenger or driver in another car or a pedestrian.

Vehicular assault brings with it incredibly serious consequences such as fines, possible jail time, possible probation, possible house arrest and loss of driving privileges. If you are facing vehicular assault charges in Delaware you should immediately consult with a Delaware Defense Attorney.

Call a Lawyer at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss your case. Our Dover, Delaware traffic offense law office can be reached by dialing 302-697-2499. Our Georgetown, Delaware traffic offense law office can be dialed at 302-855-9300. You can also email the best Delaware Traffic Crime Attorneys.

Vehicular Assault Laws In Delaware 

A person is guilty in the third degree when, while in the course of driving or operating a motor vehicle, the person’s criminally negligent driving or operation of said vehicle causes physical injury to another person.

Vehicular assault in the third degree is a class B misdemeanor.

§ 628A. Vehicular assault in the second degree; class A misdemeanor.

A person is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree when:

(1) While in the course of driving or operating a motor vehicle, the person’s criminally negligent driving or operation of said vehicle causes serious physical injury to another person; or

(2) While in the course of driving or operating a motor vehicle and under the influence of alcohol or drugs or with a prohibited alcohol or drug content, as defined by § 4177 of Title 21, the person’s negligent driving or operation of said vehicle causes physical injury to another person.

§ 629. Vehicular assault in the first degree; class F felony.

A person is guilty in the first degree when while in the course of driving or operating a motor vehicle and under the influence of alcohol or drugs or with a prohibited alcohol or drug content, as defined by § 4177 of Title 21, the person’s negligent driving or operation of said vehicle causes serious physical injury to another person.

Call A Delaware Vehicular Assault Defense Lawyer 

Do not wait to contact the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss your case. We have offices in Dover, Delaware, and Georgetown, Delaware to serve you. His Dover, Delaware traffic offense law office can be reached by dialing 302-697-2499. Our Georgetown, Delaware traffic offense law office can be dialed at 302-855-9300. You can also email a Traffic Crime Attorney.

We also routinely defend non-Delaware residents charged while visiting Delaware.

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