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      Woman charged with DUI after head-on collision on Lincolnville Rd

      Julia Smith (provided)

      LADSON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston County deputies have charged a woman with driving under the influence after three people were injured in a head-on collision Tuesday night.

      According to a report by the CCSO, a Chevy Suburban crossed the center line approaching the curve near Ladson Road, hitting a Toyota sedan. The driver of the Toyota was airlifted with serious injuries and a passenger in the Toyota was taken to a nearby hospital by EMS with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Suburban was also taken to a hospital.

      Deputies reported the driver of the Chevy "was very unsteady on her feet and emitted the odor of an alcoholic beverage."

      Now, 40-year-old Julia Smith is charged with felony driving under the influence and simple possession of marijuana.

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