During a license check in Woodruff, SC, a 22-year-old volunteer firefighter was arrested on DUI charges.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the firefighter was driving a city vehicle. He was released on a $3,000 bond and was charged with driving under the influence. He also faces a child endangerment charge of a 16-year-old that accompanied him in the vehicle.
Woodruff fire officials reported that the young man is currently suspended from the department.
Fortunately, no accidents or injuries resulted from this. However, we all know the rise in statistics when it comes to drinking and driving. In fact, three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a drunk driving accident, contact our South Carolina drunk driving accident attorneys at 1-877-987-8297. Our firm, George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, are experienced in the legalities of drunk driving accidents, which often result in serious injuries, massive fines, possible jail time, punitive damages, and pain and suffering for all involved.
Contact us today and let one of our experienced attorneys assess your claim and work to get you the compensation you deserve.