Bradley Ryan Medlock Arrested on DUI Charges After 1 Killed, 3 Injured in Crash in Greenville County
A woman was killed and three others were injured in a suspected drunk driving crash on Wade Hampton Boulevard near Watson Road on Tuesday, August 6.
Officers responded to the scene of the crash at around 7:48 p.m. on Tuesday. According to state troopers, a Honda Crosstour collided with a Chevrolet pick-up truck and Toyota Prius which were stopped at a traffic light.
All three drivers and a passenger from the Prius were hospitalized at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, the Prius passenger was pronounced dead at the hospital. That passenger has been identified as 32-year-old Kathy Ann Myers. Her twin sister was driving the vehicle and was hospitalized in critical condition.
The driver of the Crosstour, 49-year-old Bradley Ryan Medlock, has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. He was booked at the Greenville County Detention Center.
An investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol is ongoing.
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Justice For Drunk Driving Crash Victims and Their Families in South Carolina
Attorney contributor Brian Kent of CrimeVictim.Attorney helps drunk driving crash victims and their families fight for the financial compensation they deserve in civil lawsuits. Brian has offered to add a few thoughts on the legal rights of these victims and families in South Carolina:
If you’ve been injured by a drunk driver, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who injured you. But in South Carolina and several other states, there are certain situations where people who have been injured by drunk drivers may also have the right to file a lawsuit against the alcohol vendor who served that drunk driver before the crash. These are known as dram shop claims.
In South Carolina, there is not a specific dram shop statute. However, the state’s Supreme Court has made legal decisions which have established rules for dram shop claims. According to South Carolina law, alcohol vendors can be held liable for drunk driving injuries and deaths caused by their customers if the customer was either under 21 years of age or visibly intoxicated when the alcohol was provided to them.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed after being hit by a drunk driver, you can learn more about your family’s legal options by speaking with an experienced drunk driving injury victims attorney.
The Intersection of Wade Hampton Boulevard and North Watson Road in Wade Hampton, SC
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