A teenager from Columbia, SC is facing a DUI charge after causing a fatal accident. The accident happened late last month in a subdivision in Columbia around 2 in the morning. The teenage driver hit a parked car then lost control of the vehicle causing it to run off the road and crash into several trees. There were two other passengers in the vehicle at the time.
The driver’s 16 year old brother was one of the passengers in the vehicle. He was in the backseat of the car at the time and had to be taken to the hospital. He was pronounced dead when he arrived at the hospital. The other passenger and driver received only minor injuries. All the occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.
The teenage driver was 18 at the time. He is currently being charged with felony DUI but other charges could be pending.
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