Police: Drunk Driver Runs Into Canal At Big Spring Park

Posted on: 6:25 am, December 13, 2012, by , updated on: 06:26pm, December 13, 2012

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.