A mother is being charged with the January death of her 8-year-old child after a single vehicle crash in Gaffney, South Carolina. The 27-year-old woman was driving on Corinth Road when she veered off the right side of the road and hit a tree. She is being charged with Felony DUI after she was treated for injuries at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
The girl was apparently sitting on the lap of a passenger when the mother hit a tree and the child was ejected from the vehicle. The girl was transferred from Upstate Carolina Medical Center to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center as the condition worsened. She died the following day of her injuries. There were seven people in the car, the little girl is the only reported death.
If you or someone close to you has been charged in connection with a DUI or Felony DUI, call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP. For a consultation, you can call our Baxter Village office in Fort Mill, South Carolina at 803-548-4444, or toll free at 877-374-5999.