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.