Date of Incident: December 16, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Charleston Police Department

Type of Accident: Pedestrian Hit by Drunk Driver

Location of Accident: King Street in Charleston, S.C.

Injuries: Traumatic brain injury, multiple fractures and torn ligaments

Description of Accident: A 35-year-old mother of four is in critical condition after a drunk driver struck her while she was crossing Upper King Street. Leaving the Recovery Room Tavern just after 11 p.m., the North Charleston woman and a friend were hit by an orange Toyota pickup truck. The collision caused multiple injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, fractured ribs, neck, and orbital bones, as well as torn ligaments in her left knee. The driver faces a felony DUI charge.

Local Media Coverage: https://www.postandcourier.com/news/jeremy-lopez-charged-with-dui-felony-outside-recovery-room/article_ae60c1b2-9db7-11ee-b87f-c73d7eb87319.html

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