Vehicular Assault

Vehicular Assault

Aggravated Assault, Injury to a Child, Elderly, or Disabled Person, and Intoxication Assault in Texas.

Even if no one is killed in a motor vehicle accident, serious bodily injury or injuries sustained as a result of reckless and/or intoxicated driving can nevertheless results in criminal charges, including felony charges where a person faces prison time.

Even if no one was killed in the accident, a person suspected of merely being “criminally negligent” can also find themselves charged with a number of felony offenses such as Injury to a Child, Elderly, or Disabled Person if one of those individuals in those protected classes suffers bodily injury in a motor vehicle accident.

Charged with Vehicular Assault in Victoria, Texas

Aggravated Assault is defined as intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing either (1) serious bodily injury to another, or (2) bodily injury with a deadly weapon. When someone is suspected of reckless driving and causing injuries under either of those two scenarios, a person can find themselves charged with this second-degree felony with a possible punishment ranging from 2 to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine,

Charged with Intoxication Assault in Victoria, Texas

If intoxicated driving is involved and someone is seriously injured as a result of driving under the influence, the driver faces a third-degree felony charge of Intoxication Assault facing a punishment of 2 to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Vehicular Assault Charges in Woodlands, Bellaire, and Galleria

Just like Vehicular Homicides, these offenses resulting only in injuries also need a strong, effective defense from someone with the knowledge and experience on how these cases are investigated, prosecuted, and defended. If you or someone you know is charged with Vehicular Assault, contact Mayr Law, P.C. at (361) 333-5620 or contact us online.

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