(a) A person commits the crime of reckless endangerment if he recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury to another person.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-6-24

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(b) Reckless endangerment is a Class A misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §2115.)