Driving While License Suspended Causing Death

Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The crime of Driving While License Suspended Causing Death is a serious felony offense that can be committed in various ways. One way a person can commit Driving While License Suspended Causing Death is by driving while his/her license is temporarily suspended, after having been notified by the state of his/her license suspension, and causing another person’s death while driving a motor vehicle.

Another way a person can commit Driving While License Suspended Causing Death is by driving while his/her license is permanently revoked, after having been notified by the state of his/her license revocation, and causing another person’s death while driving a motor vehicle.

No matter what form of Driving While License Suspended Causing Death the prosecutor charges, a conviction on this offense will require a maximum prison sentence of 15 years. The typical sentence on a Driving While License Suspended Causing Death in Washtenaw County is 5-7 years in prison. A long-term driver license revocation will also result from a conviction on this offense. The vehicle involved in the offense may also be immobilized or forfeited to the state of Michigan.