DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Roads are already getting dangerous, leading up to the holiday weekend.
Like the wreck on Murphy Mill Road around 5:30 on Wednesday. A Tahoe hit a Jeep causing the Jeep to turn over on its side.
The driver of the Tahoe said the jeep drove in front of him, he tried to slam on breaks but was unable to stop in time.
According to the police, no one was taken to the hospital during this incident.
Another accident on Wednesday, this one less severe, but still serious, as two cars collided on the southern part of the circle in Dothan.
This one also had non-serious injuries, but the cars were carried away on tow trucks.
According to ABC News, on Thursday, an estimated 100 million Americans will be hitting the road, with noon to 6 being the time for the heaviest traffic.
That’s why the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is doing its part to keep everyone as safe as possible.
“We do expect an increase in traffic,” Public Affairs Officer for ALEA, Kendra Mckinney said. “Alea So we will definitely have a higher law enforcement presence on our highways.”
Mckinney warns that with increased traffic, increased accidents could be around the corner and how you shouldn’t just be worried about your own safety, but the safety of other drivers around you.
“Always encourage motorist to be aware of other motorists on the road. You are not only driving for yourself, but you are driving for other motorists as well,” McKinney said.