DUI suspect crashes car into home, injuring elderly couple, officials say


Rebecca Carroll in a photo from WSPA

CLEMSON, S.C. (WSPA) – A woman has been charged after crashing into a home in Anderson County and injuring two people inside.

The incident happened at 11:56 p.m. Saturday. The driver of a Chevy Impala was traveling north on Central Road near Wardlaw Road, troopers said.

The car ran off the left side of the road and struck a house about two miles east of Clemson. An 81-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman inside of the house were injured, according to SCHP Troopers.

They were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers said the driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Rebecca Carroll, was charged with felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury.

Carroll is being held in the Anderson County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

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