Driver in Multi-Vehicle Crash Charged With DUI

COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police have charged a 52-year-old man with DUI in the multi-vehicle crash on Bluff Road Thursday night.

Jimmy Gartman, Jr., 52, is charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI). 

Police say Gartman crashed into a moped in the 3000 block of Bluff Road near I-77 shortly before 9:00 p.m. Thursday night. The impact of the crash then caused the moped to hit a third vehicle, according to investigators.

The man driving the moped suffered broken bones and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to police. No one else was seriously injured, police say.

Police say Gartman, who requested medical attention while in custody, was treated and released from a local hospital and taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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