Morristown, TN asked in DUI / DWI for Tennessee

Q: I worked 12 hours i am a rn working on a hospice unit. I took a ambien because i needed to sleep to work again.

Got ready for work and had a wreck. I was arrested for dui. I had a blood test that showed 400ng/ml of ambien.If i took extra i sure don't remember. Ambien causes amnesia so i sure don't know. Will i still be brought for dui. I work caring for dying patients and i love it but it can be a challenging job. Thank you for your input.

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The Auto Wreck is circumstantial Evidence of DUI. You should not have took the Blood Test. There may be something a competent attorney can do at the Preliminary Hearing, or even at Circuit Court, but your facts are bad. Call some good lawyers and ask their advice, but there is an outstanding chance you will lose your License and might have to obtain SR21 Insurance and a Blowmeter.

Frank J. Steiner agrees with this answer

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