Driver charged in connection with 4-year-old getting hit on James Island

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's office has charged a Summerville man in connection with a 4-year-old getting hit by a van on James Island.

Authorities have charged Eric Carl Johnson with speeding and a seatbelt violation in connection with the accident that happened on Robert E Lee Boulevard on Wednesday.

According to deputies, the incident happened as the child was playing in front of his home. The victim was transported to MUSC by EMS with life-threatening injuries.

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