Drunk Driver Flees DUI Checkpoint, Hits Trooper

Memorial Day Weekend Sees Drunk Driver Flee DUI Checkpoint According to authorities, a drunk driver struck a highway patrolman after fleeing a Memorial Day DUI checkpoint. The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office reports that 26-year-old Elizah Robertson of Goose Creek, SC, tried to flee a traffic checkpoint that had been set up to near Myers Road. While fleeing the DUI and safety checkpoint, Robertson hit a highway patrolman with his car. Authorities say that Robertson then fled the scene, headed toward Highway 176. He then struck a white … [Read more...]