It shouldn’t need to be said, but drunk driving is an awful behavior that can lead to people losing their lives in the most senseless and ridiculous ways possible. Drunk driving can also lead to absurd circumstances out on the road, such as people driving the wrong way out on the road. This is exactly what happened to a professional football player recently, catching headlines across the country.

The accident was caused by New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue, who was arrested after the 2 a.m. accident in the Lincoln Tunnel. He drove the wrong way in the tunnel and crashed into a bus, causing damage to both vehicles and injuring four people. None of the injuries are believed to be serious. Donahue was arrested for driving while intoxicated and for reckless driving. His blood alcohol concentration was 0.15.

Everyone is very lucky that no one lost their life in this accident. Wrong way drivers often cause terrible accidents, and drunk drivers do too. Combined, these wrecks can leave people with debilitating injuries or permanent ones — if they are even lucky enough to survive the wreck in the first place.

Drunk drivers put themselves in a position of liability when they make the decision to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated. These drivers, when involved in an accident, must be held accountable for their horrible behavior and obvious negligence.

Source: NJ.com, “Jets linebacker charged with DWI after wrong-way crash in Lincoln Tunnel,” Accessed Feb. 28, 2018