An Indiana man shocked authorities when he was found on the side of the road with a blood-alcohol level of 0.552.
According to Fox News , the man was found unconscious in a ditch with a very high amount of alcohol in his blood. According to experts, it is possible to slip into a coma and die when you blood-alcohol level reaches 0.4 and higher.
The Indiana man has a history of alcohol-related arrests and was hospitalized after police found him. When the initial report came in, an unidentified woman was sitting with the man. She was gone by the time police arrived.
The man had several bruises, and told authorities he had been struck by a vehicle when he regained consciousness in the hospital. He will face charges of public intoxication after his release from the hospital.