A driver in Charlotte, NC is facing a DWI charge, among other charges, after causing a serious accident on I-77. The accident occurred last week near the Clanton Road exit. The driver of a vehicle lost control and hit a wall. After hitting the wall the vehicle drove into oncoming traffic and finally came to a stop after hitting a tractor-trailer. The vehicle that caused the accident was traveling in excess of 100 mph at the time.
There were three passengers in the vehicle that caused the accident. Only one person suffered injury as a result. The injuries that were sustained were not life threatening. The lanes where the accident occurred on I-77 were closed for a few hours so the scene could be cleared. The accident happened around 3 a.m.
The driver of the vehicle has now been charged with DWI, reckless driving and speeding. It is unknown what his BAC was at the time of the accident.
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