Dash cam footage shows police chase, crash involving DUI suspect

Crime News

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Count On 2 obtained dash camera video from a police chase and crash involving a DUI suspect.

Police in North Charleston attempted to pull over the driver of a Ford Explorer for speeding in the area of Rivers Avenue near Otranto Road shortly before 11:00 p.m. Thursday.

NCPD spokesman Spencer Pryor said the driver initially pulled into a parking lot but then exited and sped off.

A vehicle pursuit was initiated and continued eastbound on Rivers Avenue.

In the video, you can see the suspect enter on-coming lanes and crash into a car on Aviation Avenue, which then collided with a second vehicle.

The suspect is then seen exiting the car and casually walking away from the crash site.

Cristobal Hernandez is charged with felony DUI, failure to stop and having no driver’s license.

The first victim was taken to Trident Medical Center for treatment, the second victim was not injured.


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