A 24-year-old South Carolina man is facing DUI-related charges after an accident on Nov. 8 left three people dead and three others injured. The man charged is an assistant baseball coach at Anderson University.
The man was driving a Ford pickup shortly after midnight on Williamston Road. He allegedly crossed the center line and hit a Nissan Altima head-on in front of a new dormitory at Anderson University. The 22-year-old driving the Nissan and a 17-year-old died at the scene. A 20-year-old woman was taken to a hospital and succumbed to her injuries as well. Another 17-year-old was hospitalized and reported to be in stable condition, while a 12-year-old was in critical condition. All were passengers in the Nissan. The pickup truck's passenger, a 28-year-old man, is also in critical condition. According to authorities, the driver of the pickup will face five other felony charges in addition to the current charge of felony DUI resulting in death.