Individuals can come under suspicion of driving under the influence for many reasons. An officer may consider their driving behavior suspicious, or a person could be involved in a car crash that leads to blood-alcohol testing. No matter how the allegations come about, accusations of drunk driving should be taken seriously.
One man in Tennessee will certainly want to appreciate the seriousness of his situation after recently being taken into custody. Reports stated that the man was involved in an accident after he allegedly drove the wrong direction on a roadway and collided head-on with another vehicle. The incident reportedly resulted in the driver of the other car suffering serious injuries. It was unclear whether the man was injured in the event.
It was not reported what caused authorities to suspect that the man was under the influence at the time of the event, but nonetheless, he is currently facing charges for DUI. It was also mentioned that he may face additional charges. Reports also stated that he was apparently also involved in another accident last April with alcohol as a factor. He was reported as being 20 years old.
Each criminal case involving drunk driving allegations differs from the next. Therefore, the man involved in this Tennessee case will certainly want to assess the details of his particular situation in order to understand what he may face as his case moves through the criminal justice system. Information from local legal resources could help him ensure that he obtains reliable facts and options pertaining to his predicament.
Source: La Vergne, TN Patch, “La Vergne Wrong-Way DUI Crash Injures 1“, J.R. Lind, Dec. 26, 2017