MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A man facing felony DUI charges after hitting a construction worker on Highway 17 remains behind bars Tuesday after a judge set his bond at $250,000.
Mount Pleasant police say Daniel Hamrick hit a construction worker Monday morning while driving drunk. The worker was pushed into an asphalt spreading machine and is fighting for his life.
On Tuesday, a judge set Hamrick's bond at $250,000.
The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 17 South near George Browder Boulevard. Officers arrested Hamrick right after the accident.
The victim was taken to MUSC with life threatening injuries.
Hamrick has twice been convicted for DUI, once in 1995 and again 2002.