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Fatal crash results in felony DUI charge for South Carolina man

A South Carolina man is currently behind bars, waiting for a bond hearing, after a car accident he was involved in resulted in death of one individual. He is facing several charges, one of which is a felony DUI. If prosecutors are able to secure a conviction, the accused could face a number of penalties, which would could include a lengthy prison term.

Fatal crash leads to an arrest and felony DUI charge

Car accidents are certainly an unfortunate part of life for many South Carolina residents. Sadly, some of these accidents result in fatalities. When this happens, local law enforcement will look at any and all possible causes for the incident. One of the first causes officers try to rule out is impaired driving. Those who are deemed responsible for fatal car crashes, and who are believed to have been intoxicated at the time of the collision, could face felony DUI charges.

Damages may be recoverable in South Carolina car accidents

Car accidents are, unfortunately, a part of life. They may happen to the best of us, regardless of how careful we are behind the wheel. The simple truth is, we can't control what other drivers choose to do in their own vehicles, and, sadly, some behaviors are known to contribute to accidents. When serious car accidents happen, we can be left feeling lost and helpless. South Carolina residents who have been injured or have lost a loved one in an auto accident are not alone, and certain damages may be recoverable.

Wrongful death claims possible following crash in South Carolina

A tragic turn of events led to the death of a man in South Carolina. According to a recent news report, this individual was killed when his car was struck by another vehicle. Losing a loved one in such a sudden and unexpected way can take a terrible toll on surviving family members. Those left behind may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim to help recover any financial losses resulting from such an incident.

How is a hit and run defined and what are the consequences?

Automobile accidents occur on a daily basis in South Carolina. While these incidents are common, some of the circumstances behind them are not. Hit and run accidents, for instance, may happen for a number of reasons. Those accused of these types of collisions have every right to defend themselves.

Tyler Thigpen charged with drunk driving in South Carolina

Thinking about typical DUI arrests, these tend to occur after a person is pulled over in a standard traffic stop. However, DUI arrests can occur at some of the most random places. Recently, police in South Carolina arrested a man who had apparently fallen asleep in a drive-thru lane. This individual, who happens to be an ex-NFL player with a successful playing career from 2007 up until 2012, is now facing charges for drunk driving.

Hit-and-run car car accidents can devastate victims

South Carolina residents who have been hurt in accidents may face a number of difficulties after the fact. Serious injuries suffered in car accidents can leave victims struggling physically, financially and emotionally. In some cases, the after effects of an accident can be too much to handle alone, and help may be needed.

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