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South Carolina man facing felony DUI charge in fatal accident

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.

South Carolina man facing drunk driving charges after crashing RV

When accidents happen, it is common place for South Carolina police to look into every possible cause of the crash. Single vehicle accidents are no exception to this. The possibility of drunk driving is often the first thing they will attempt to rule out when determining what happened.

South Carolina man facing a drunk driving charge for fatal crash

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.

South Carolina man accused of felony DUI resulting in death

A fatal accident that results from a person's choice to drink and drive can have extremely negative consequences for everyone involved. An accident under these circumstances, regardless of intent, can be life-altering for the victim's family and for the driver accused. A charge of felony DUI, which results in the death of another, carries harsh punishment in South Carolina, and those accused could certainly benefit by defending themselves of the allegations they face.

South Carolina man accused of felony DUI resulting in death

A fatal accident that results from a person's choice to drink and drive can have extremely negative consequences for everyone involved. An accident under these circumstances, regardless of intent, can be life-altering for the victim's family and for the driver accused. A charge of felony DUI, which results in the death of another, carries harsh punishment in South Carolina, and those accused could certainly benefit by defending themselves of the allegations they face.

Jail time for felony DUI cases in South Carolina

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.

South Carolina woman facing felony DUI resulting in death charge

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.

South Carolina woman facing felony DUI resulting in death charge

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.

South Carolina woman faces felony DUI charges

Unfortunately, drunk driving is the cause of far too many injuries and deaths in South Carolina every year. While intoxicated drivers do not intend to harm anyone, accidents happen and those responsible could face felony DUI charges as a result. Thankfully, those faced with these types of charges have the right to a criminal defense to plead their cases.

South Carolina woman faces felony DUI charges

Unfortunately, drunk driving is the cause of far too many injuries and deaths in South Carolina every year. While intoxicated drivers do not intend to harm anyone, accidents happen and those responsible could face felony DUI charges as a result. Thankfully, those faced with these types of charges have the right to a criminal defense to plead their cases.

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