Police have charged a York County woman with a DUI after further investigation into a fatal Rock Hill crash in September that left a 21-year-old Lancaster woman dead.
Investigators say the driver of the Honda Pilot, 35-year-old Sourattiya Chitpanya, was driving with her 3-year-old child while under the influence when she crossed into the opposing lane of travel and struck the Chevy Cobalt head-on.
Chitpanya was arrested on November 11th and charged with Felony DUI and Child Endangerment, according to a news release.
Police say a bond hearing is scheduled for November 12th in Rock Hill Municipal Court.
Original Story (9/1/21):
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal collision in Rock Hill after a 21-year-old woman was killed on Wednesday.
Rock Hill Police say they responded to the collision on Springdale Road, between Millhouse Drive and Springs Drive, around 2 p.m.
Officers say a Chevy Cobalt and a Honda Pilot collided in the roadway, leaving a 21-year-old woman in the front passenger seat of the Cobalt dead.
Police say the driver of the Cobalt was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and the driver of the Honda Pilot and a 3-year-old passenger were also taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Rock Hill Police say the cause of the collision is still under investigation at this time.