Video shows suspected drunk driver nearly striking Mt. Pleasant police officer who was assisting in accident

Videos shows Mt. Pleasant police officer nearly struck by car while assisting in accident

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a video shows a Mount Pleasant police officer was nearly struck by a drunk driver as the officer was assisting in an accident.

Highway Patrol arrested Eric Schubert and charged him with DUI.

It happened on Tuesday at 12:13 a.m. when a police officer was assisting in an accident on I-26 westbound at mile marker 218.

According to SCHP officials, the impaired driver sideswiped the officer’s stopped patrol car.

Troopers say the suspect then hit a construction trailer and hit an unoccupied vehicle before coming to a stop.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Eric Schubert
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