Q: is operating a vehicle at twice the posted speed limit, criminality negligent homicide
A: What you described is speeding and possibly reckless endangerment if the speed limit was already high. You didn't describe any loss of life.
A: No absolutes other than to tell you if there are any criminal penalties you don't want to be asking about them on a public website if you were the driver. In fact I advise against discussing anything related to a case on any social media. If you were the driver, get a consult with a criminal defense attorney. If you are the family of the person struck,contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
A: Possibly, if it results in the death of somebody you hit while driving at 2x the speed limit. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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