Signal preemption device — Accident — Death — Penalty.
(1) When an accident that results in death to a person occurs as a proximate result of the operation of a signal preemption device which was not authorized in RCW 46.37.670, the driver is guilty of negligently causing death by use of a signal preemption device.
(2) Negligently causing death by use of a signal preemption device is a class B felony punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW.
[2005 c 183 § 7.]
| Reviser's note: 2005 c 183 directed that this section be added to chapter 46.61 RCW, but codification in chapter 46.37 RCW appears more appropriate.|