Date of Incident: October 10, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Car Accident
Location of Accident: University Boulevard Exit on I-26 in North Charleston, S.C.
Injuries: Serious injuries
Description of Accident: On the University Boulevard exit ramp from Interstate 26, a toddler fell from a moving car, suffering severe injuries. A quick response from a nearby servicemember, a North Charleston Police officer, and timely medical care at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital saved the child’s life. The incident is being investigated by the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.postandcourier.com/news/north-charleston-cop-saves-toddler-who-fell-from-moving-car/article_f80d69f6-6c4c-11ee-9024-cf7693b5a9a0.html