Crash Alert: Body of tow truck driver recovered

July 2, 2020 – Paul Hammack

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CHARLESTON, SC – In an accident on Wednesday morning, a tow truck driver was knocked from the Dan Holt Bridge in Charleston.

The tow truck driver was on the scene of another accident at about 9:50 a.m. with law enforcement when a pickup struck his tow truck. A Sheriff’s deputy, Capt. Roger Antonio, was seriously injured and remains in the hospital.

The US Coast Guard was able to recover the body at about 1:45 p.m. on Thursday. The driver was identified as George Ellis, 45, of North Charleston.

The accident remains under investigation.

This is a series of articles presented by Hammack Law Firm as a way to keep our community informed about traffic events and news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been involved in a similar accident, contact the South Carolina car accident injury lawyers at Hammack Law Firm today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.

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