An early morning accident in South Carolina resulted in the arrest of the driver believed responsible for the crash. This individual is facing multiple charges for the collision, including a DUI. As DUI offenses are not taken lightly, this man would likely benefit from a strategic criminal defense to fight the charges at hand.
A collision that left one person seriously injured has prompted the search for the individual deemed responsible. Police in South Carolina are looking for a young man they believe was impaired when the accident occurred. When this individual is found, he will be facing a felony DUI charge for his supposed role in the crash.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol recently arrested a man they claim is responsible for a car crash that killed two people and left others injured. According to police, they believe impairment is a contributing factor in the accident. As such, the accused has been charged with two counts of felony DUI resulting in death.
A 19-year-old South Carolina man was recently arrested and is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center following a car accident. He is facing two counts of felony DUI for the incident, that left him and two passengers with serious injuries. With charges like this on the table, the right to defend himself will be of vital importance.
A South Carolina man was recently arrested and is facing charges for an alleged DUI incident. The penalties for a DUI conviction vary, typically based on the number of offenses on a person's record and any other circumstances specific to the charge at hand, but typically include fines and/or jail time. On top of the DUI charge, this individual supposedly had children in his vehicle at the time of his arrest and is also charged with placing those children at risk.
Summer is in full swing, which typically means holidays and travel time. With more people out on the roads, the South Carolina Highway Patrol has launched a campaign targeting impaired and drunk driving. While these campaigns are always filled with good intent, they can also lead to officers looking for issues.
The idea of hitting a pedestrian when behind the wheel is frightening. Drivers do their best to avoid pedestrians at all costs, but these accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Sadly, an accident in South Carolina claimed the life of a woman, resulting in the driver being arrested on a felony DUI charge.
When a fatal accident occurs, both the victim's family and the local police department will typically look at all aspects of the event to find answers as to why it happened. One of the recurrent questions in these types of tragedies is whether the driver deemed responsible was driving while impaired. Drunk driving is a serious offense in South Carolina, particularly if a fatal accident occurs as a result.
It is no secret that driving while intoxicated is a felony offense in South Carolina. There are a lot of substances, including drugs and alcohol, which can warrant a DUI charge. While many people are capable of driving with small amounts of these substances in their system, accidents do unfortunately happen, and if the driver responsible has an impairing substance in their system, they could face jail time for the incident.
Being accused of DUI is a serious matter in South Carolina. Particularly DUI cases that result in the death of another. If convicted of a felony DUI charge resulting in death, the person accused could face some very serious and life-altering consequences under South Carolina laws. The maximum penalty for such a charge includes 25 years of prison time and over $25,000 in fines.