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Man charged with DUI after accident West Ashley

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South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that sent three people to the hospital including two Charleston City Police Officers.

The accident happened around 9:30PM Tuesday, April 23. 

According to Bridget Wyant with the Highway Patrol, Robert Zimmerman was driving a Dodge Pick-Up on I-526 when he disregarded a traffic light at Sam Rittenberg Blvd.  He traveled into the intersection and was struck by a City of Charleston police unit.  The police cruiser was driven by Robert Wilbanks. 

Both Zimmerman and Wilbanks were transported to MUSC.  Klever Wells, a passenger in the City of Charleston police car, was also taken to MUSC.

SCHP has charged Robert Zimmerman with DUI.

Zimmerman is currently at MUSC listed in good condition.  Officer Wilbanks was treated and released.  No word on the condition of Klever Wells. 

 

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