Month: January 2016

Alcohol a Factor in Recent Fatal Huntsville Area Accidents

Picture1Alcohol can cause a myriad of accidents and can leave drivers, passengers, and families hurt and heartbroken. In a September accident in Scottsboro, a passenger died when the pickup truck in which he was traveling left the roadway and hit an embankment. The driver was also injured. Neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Troopers said that alcohol factored into the crash. Earlier in June 2015, a teenage driver died after an intoxicated underage driver ran a red light and struck the victim’s car, a Toyota Corolla. The impact pushed the Corolla into a third car. The intoxicated driver also attempted to leave the scene of the accident—a felony offense.

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