Driver in fatal I-26 accident facing charges for drug possession and DUI

Eric Bishop (Courtesy CCDC)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) —The driver involved in a fatal crash on I-26 Tuesday, Eric Bishop, has been charged with  felony DUI and possession of Marijuana. He was released on bond of over  $50,000 according to jail records.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, a semi-truck went off the right side of the road on I-26 eastbound near Remount Road just before 1 p.m. on February 7.

The truck struck a tree and a passenger in the car, Jason Wisenbaker, 37, of Summerville, died on scene from injuries.

Part of the truck’s cab ended up on Fain Boulevard, which runs parallel to I-26.

We’re told Wisenbaker was not wearing a seatbelt during the time of the incident.




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