Man drives through crash scene, charged with DUI

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Saturday June 8, 2013

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A man has been charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he drove through a crash scene, sending seven people to the hospital.

Authorities say paramedics and firefighters were on the scene of a wreck early Saturday when another car drove through the crash scene.

The driver hit a firefighter, a paramedic and four bystanders. Those six people, plus a second firefighter, were all sent to hospitals to be checked out.

Police say 26-year-old Felix Garcia-Romero is charged with three counts of felony DUI. It wasn't known if he had an attorney.

(The Associated Press, 2013)


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