Police: Drunk Driver Runs Into Canal At Big Spring Park

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) --  A driver plunged into Huntsville's Indian Creek Canal overnight.

John Alexander Vaughn (Source:  Huntsville/Madison County Metro Jail)

John Alexander Vaughn (Source: Huntsville/Madison County Metro Jail)

It happened just afer 2:00 a.m. At the dead end of Spragins Avenue, a driver of a Honda Civic drove over the curb and down a short flight of steps, nosediving into the canal.

According to police, the driver was drunk. He was taken to jail.

John Alexander Vaughn is charged with driving under the influence.