Charleston Man Charged with Felony DUI in Fatal Accident

Posted on Jun 05, 2017

A 25-year-old Charleston man has been charged with Felony DUI resulting in death as well as reckless vehicular homicide after an accident in West Ashley killed the passenger in his car.

The car accident happened at Bantry Circle and BlueWater Way in West Ashley around 3:35am.

Charleston Police say the car appeared to have hit two trees on the passenger side of the car and ejected the passenger. The passenger was treated at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital before being transported to the Medical University Hospital, MUSC, where he passed from his injuries.

The driver suffered minor injuries.