(720 ILCS 5/12-5.02)
(was 720 ILCS 5/12-2.5)
(a) A person commits vehicular endangerment when he or she strikes a motor vehicle by causing
an object to fall from an overpass or other elevated location in the direction of a moving
motor vehicle with the intent to strike a motor vehicle while it is traveling upon a highway in this State.
(b) Sentence. Vehicular endangerment is a Class 2 felony, unless
death results, in which case vehicular endangerment is a Class 1
(c) Definitions. For purposes of this Section:
"Elevated location" means a bridge, overpass, highway ramp, building, artificial structure, hill, mound, or natural elevation above or adjacent to and above a highway.
"Object" means any object or substance that by its size, weight, or
consistency is likely to cause great bodily harm to any occupant of a motor
"Overpass" means any structure that passes over a highway.
"Motor vehicle" and "highway" have the meanings as defined in the
Illinois Vehicle Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-656, eff. 1-1-17