A man was charged Thursday in connection to a van accident that seriously injured a child in James Island, according to news reports .
According to the Charleston County Sheriff's officer, a Summerville man is being charged in connection to a vehicle collision involving a four-year-old who was hit by a van outside his home. Officers said the incident occurred Wednesday in James Island when the child was playing in front of his home on Robert E Lee Boulevard. The child sustained life-threatening injuries in the collision and was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina.
The driver is being charged with speeding and a seatbelt violation, according to the news reports.
As a North Charleston personal injury lawyer , I remember hearing about this tragic incident yesterday. My condolences are with the child's family and friends as they go through this difficult time. I hope the child is able to quickly recover from his injuries. I also hope investigators are able to determine what happened in this collision, so they can help prevent accidents like this from occurring in the future.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in North Charleston .