Many readers of this blog know that there are serious consequences when one is caught driving drunk on any Tennessee roadway. The consequences for just getting pulled over for being drunk can be harsh enough as is, but when a car wreck occurs things can go from bad to worse. A man who allegedly caused a drunk driving car wreck is finding out first-hand just what can happen when such incidences occur.
One of the services that law enforcement officials provide to the public is protection from those that may cause harm to them. One Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was doing just that when he became yet another victim of the semi-truck accidents that plague America's roads. The officer was in his vehicle at the scene of an accident with the car's emergency lights on. The big rig smashed into the back of his car, causing him serious injuries.