Robert Lee Hardy Jr., 61, was booked in Jefferson County Jail on Monday, charged in the death of Hajile Watkins Jr.
The crash occurred on I-59 southbound near the Tallapoosa Street exit.
Hajile died on April 17 at Children’s of Alabama hospital.
Hardy’s bond is set at $25,000 bond.
According to an article by Carol Robinson, Hardy is accused of being intoxicated on alcohol, hydrocodone and a prescription muscle relaxer when the fatal wreck happened.