Sports Car Totaled In Alleged DUI Crash With Brick Mailbox
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A Springfield man somehow escaped serious injury in a single vehicle crash that left his Mazda MX5 totaled.
The crash occurred just after noon Monday on Timberlake Dr in Springfield. Timberlake is a quiet street tucked in behind Springfield’s industrial park. MAP
A neighbor said she heard a car accelerating followed by a loud crash. The vehicle had left the roadway and struck a mailbox encased in concrete and brick. The impact totaled the vehicle and scattered bricks across the yard. Though the vehicle was totaled, somehow the driver escaped injury.
According to Springfield Police, the driver was taken into custody under the suspicion of DUI.
An adjacent neighbor told Smokey Barn News that the mailbox had just recently been repaired from another accident.