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Man charged with DUI after crash involving bicyclist

Griffith. (Source: Live 5) Griffith. (Source: Live 5)
WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) -

A man has been charged with DUI after a crash involving a bicyclist in West Ashley.

Joshua Griffith was booked at the Charleston County Detention Center early Friday morning.

According to an incident report, an officer was dispatched to the area of Ashley River Road and William Kennerty Drive at 3 a.m. in reference to a crash involving a pickup truck and a bicycle.

When the officer arrived, Griffith told him he was on his way home from a bar. He said he saw a bike coming his way and they crashed, the man rolling up onto his windshield and then into a ditch. Griffith pulled over and called 911. 

The report states Griffith failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. 

The victim was taken to an area hospital.

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