Huntsville Car Accident Likely Caused by Drinking and Driving

A recent car wreck in Huntsville is thought to be the result of an intoxicated driver. The auto accident happened as a car driving north on Wynn Drive crossed the centerline and struck a car traveling southbound on Wynn Drive. According to the Huntsville Times report, the accident happened around 10:00 pm and both drivers were transported to Huntsville Hospital following the crash. Police indicated they believed alcohol was involved in causing this wreck. According to the Alabama Department of Public Safety in 2008, there were 5,420 motor vehicle accidents in Alabama in which the driver was under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. As car accident attorneys in Huntsville, Alabama we often see the tragic result that comes from drinking and driving. We as a society have a responsibility to stop others from drinking and driving and to notify the police if we believe someone is operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.