Posted in Personal Injury on January 14, 2021

MONCKS CORNER, SC – A former North Charleston police officer was arrested in connection to a suspected DUI crash Thursday afternoon.

According to WCSC, the two-vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of South Live Oak Drive and Mountain Pine Road around 2:25 p.m. on January 14, 2021.

Troopers with the Highway Patrol have not reported any injuries as a result of the crash at this time.

Jerome Edwards Clemens was arrested and charged with first-degree driving under the influence and driving under suspension. Clemens was fired from the North Charleston Police Department on Tuesday after a previously reported DUI accident.

Driving under the influence is not only illegal, it puts other motorists at high risk of injury or death. The South Carolina car crash attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC are passionate about fighting to hold DUI drivers accountable for their reckless choices. If you were injured in a crash at the hands of an intoxicated driver, then call us today at 843-995-5000 to discuss your options with a member of our experienced legal team.