Conviction for Street Racing as Assault with Deadly Weapon by Car Upheld When Defendant Ran Red Light and Crashed

Street racing is not only dangerous to others, but it can result in a myriad of charges, rather than just one.  For example, if there is a crash, the prosecutor can allege assault with a deadly weapon, supporting such a charge by claiming the requisite mental state was wanton disregard for others and that the weapon was the car.  It this just an academic  hypothetical or was it actually alleged? Did the judge uphold the charge?  What happened?  Click on the following link to find out.

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