TALK RADIO: Is It Against The Law To Cause An Accident That Creates A Traffic Jam?

KOMO Newsradio's program 'Newsline' hosted by John Carlson (Phil Vanderhort filling in for John) interviews Seattle car accident attorney Greg Colburn, of Davis Law Group.  The topic is whether or not it should be criminal to cause a car accident that in turn causes a major traffic jam.  

Questions Addressed:
-Should drivers stuck in traffic be able to seek compensation from the person who caused the accident?
-Can you put people in jail for wasting other people's time in a traffic jam?
-Is it criminal to cause a traffic accident?
-Can semi-truck drivers go to jail for causing an accident?