shutterstock_80594449Charleston Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on I-26 early Sunday morning. Recent Citadel graduate, 23-year-old Carson Neymoss was struck and killed at 12:40 a.m. According to police, 34-year-old Allen Lee Gillman, Jr. was driving under the influence of alcohol when he hit Neymoss.

ravenelbridgeexits

I-26 near Ravenel Bridge exits / Mapquest

 

 

The accident threw Neymoss over the I-26 guard rail just before the exits to the Ravenel Street Bridge. Neymoss was pronounced dead at the scene. Gillman was treated for non-life threatening injuries at MUSC. A portion of the interstate was closed for over two hours while crews responded to the incident.

Gillman is currently in custody at the Charleston County Detention Center. He is facing felony DUI charges.

Neymoss graduated from The Citadel in May of 2014. He was a political science major. The Citadel was voted the Number 1 Public College in the South by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year in a row.

For more information on this fatal accident, check out ABC4’s article.

About the Author

Scott E. Kegel is a Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, South Carolina with over 18 years of legal experience. Mr. Kegel prides himself in representing injured parties in suits against those responsible, as well as staying active in the community that he has called home for over 15 years.